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1952 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1952 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1952 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. List athletes include Floyd Patterson, Bob Mathias and many more.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1952 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.
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  • Adhemar da Silva1

    Adhemar da Silva

    Men's Triple jump

    Date Of Birth1927-09-29

    Place Of BirthSão Paulo,Brazil,São Paulo,Southeast Region, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Men's triple jump,Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's triple jump

    Olympic Medalist Games1956 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 2

    Adolfo Consolini

    Men's Discus throw

    Date Of Birth1917-01-05

    Place Of BirthCostermano,Italy,Province of Verona,Veneto,Earth

    NationalityItaly

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Men's discus throw,Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Discus Throw

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • Ágnes Keleti3

    Ágnes Keleti

    Women's Uneven bars, Women's Gymnastics

    Date Of Birth1921-01-09

    Place Of BirthBudapest,Hungary,Europe,Earth,Central Europe

    NationalityHungary

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Women's Uneven Bars,Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Women's artistic individual all-around,Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Women's uneven bars,Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Women's balance beam,Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Women's floor

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics,1956 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal,Gold medal

  • Aladár Gerevich4

    Aladár Gerevich

    Men's Sabre individual

    Date Of Birth1910-03-16

    Place Of BirthJászberény,Hungary,Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok,Earth,Europe

    NationalityHungary

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Men's Sabre, Individual,Fencing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Sabre, Individual,Fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Sabre

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1936 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal,Silver medal

  • 5

    Alain Mimoun

    Men's Athletics, 10000m

    Date Of Birth1921-01-01

    NationalityFrance

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCycling at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Men's team time trial,Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 10000 metres,Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres,Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Men's marathon

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics,1956 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal,Gold medal

  • Alfred Schwarzmann6

    Alfred Schwarzmann

    Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round

    Date Of Birth1912-03-22

    Place Of BirthFürth,Germany,Bavaria,Middle Franconia,Europe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's artistic individual all-around,Gymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Horizontal Bar,Gymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Parallel Bars,Gymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Vault,Gymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Horizontal Bar

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal,Silver medal

  • 7

    Anatoli Bogdanov

    Men's 50m rifle 3 positions, Men's 300m Free Rifle

    Date Of Birth1931-01-01

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Men's 50 metre rifle, three positions,Shooting at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's 300 metre rifle, three positions

    Olympic Medalist Games1956 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 8

    André Noyelle

    Men's Road cycling, individual road race

    Olympic CountryBelgium

    Date Of Birth1931-11-29

    Place Of BirthYpres,Belgium,Earth,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityBelgium

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's team road race,Cycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's individual road race

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 9

    Andy Stanfield

    Men's Athletics, 200m

    Date Of Birth1927-12-29

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Men's 200 metres,Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1956 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 10

    Arkady Vorobyov

    Men's Weightlifting, Light Heavyweight 75-82.5kg

    Date Of Birth1924-10-03

    Place Of BirthTambov Oblast,Russia,Europe,Asia,North Eurasia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Light Heavyweight 75-82.5 kg,Weightlifting at the 1960 Summer Olympics - Men's Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg,Weightlifting at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Men's Middle Heavyweight 82.5-90 kg

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics,1960 Summer Olympics,1956 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • 11

    Arsen Mekokishvili

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Heavyweight +87

    Date Of Birth1912-04-12

    Place Of BirthGeorgia,Europe,Asia,North Caucasus,Earth

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Arthur Wint12

    Arthur Wint

    Men's Athletics, 400m

    Date Of Birth1920-05-25

    Place Of BirthManchester Parish,Jamaica,Earth,North America,Caribbean Sea

    NationalityJamaica

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres,Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 800 metres,Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 800 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 13

    Aureliano Bolognesi

    Men's Boxing, Lightweight 57 - 60kg

    Date Of Birth1930-11-15

    Place Of BirthSestri Ponente,Italy,Earth,Europe,European Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Lightweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 14

    Axel Grönberg

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Middleweight 73-79kg

    Date Of Birth1918-05-09

    Place Of BirthNorberg Municipality,Sweden,Earth,Europe,European Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Greco-Roman Middleweight,Wrestling at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Greco-Roman Middleweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 15

    Bayram Şit

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Featherweight 57-62kg

    Date Of Birth1930

    Place Of BirthAcıpayam,Turkey,Europe,Asia,Eurasia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Featherweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 16

    Bill Miller

    Men's Javelin throw, Men's Pole vault

    Date Of Birth1930-02-22

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Javelin Throw,Athletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's pole vault

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 17

    Bob Clotworthy

    Men's 3 metre springboard

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    Date Of Birth1931-05-08

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionDiving at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Men's 3 metre springboard,Diving at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's 3 metre springboard

    Olympic Medalist Games1956 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • Bob Mathias18

    Bob Mathias

    Men's Decathlon

    Date Of Birth1930-11-17

    Place Of BirthTulare,United States of America,California,Tulare County

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon,Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Decathlon

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Bob Richards19

    Bob Richards

    Men's Pole vault

    Date Of Birth1926-02-20

    Place Of BirthChampaign,United States of America,Illinois,Champaign County

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Men's pole vault,Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Men's pole vault,Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's pole vault

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1956 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • Boris Gurevich20

    Boris Gurevich

    Men's Greco Roman Wrestling - 52 kg, Men's Freestyle Wrestling

    Date Of Birth1931-03-23

    Place Of BirthMoscow,Russia,Soviet Union,Europe,Asia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Flyweight,Wrestling at the 1968 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Middleweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics,1968 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Carlo Pavesi21

    Carlo Pavesi

    Men's Épée individual

    Date Of Birth1923-06-10

    Place Of BirthVoghera,Italy,Lombardy,Province of Pavia,Earth

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Men's Épée, Individual,Fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Team Epee

    Olympic Medalist Games1956 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 22

    Charles Adkins

    Men's Boxing, Light Welterweight 60-63.5

    Date Of Birth1932-04-27

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Light Welterweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 23

    Charles Moore

    Men's Athletics, 400m hurdles

    Date Of Birth1929-08-12

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre hurdles

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Christian d'Oriola24

    Christian d'Oriola

    Men's Foil individual

    Date Of Birth1928-10-03

    Place Of BirthPerpignan,Languedoc-Roussillon,Pyrénées-Orientales,France,Europe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil, Individual,Fencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil, Individual,Fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1956 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 25

    Clarke Scholes

    Men's 100m freestyle

    Date Of Birth1930-11-25

    Place Of BirthDetroit,United States of America,Michigan,Wayne County

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre freestyle

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal