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1952 Summer Olympics

The Games of the XV Olympiad were held in 1952 in Helsinki, Finland. Helsinki had been elected as the host city over rival bids from Amsterdam and five American cities.

Games of the XV Olympiad
Nations participating69
Athletes participating4,925 (4,407 men, 518 women)
Events149 in 17 sports
Opening ceremoniesJuly 19, 1952
Closing ceremoniesAugust 3, 1952
Officially opened byJuho Paasikivi[?]
Athlete's OathHeikki Savolainen[?]
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Judge's Oath:-
Olympic TorchPaavo Nurmi and Hannes Kolehmainen[?]

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Medals Awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal Count

PosCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal

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