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1952 Summer Olympics Silver Medal Winners

Updated October 13, 2018 135 items

List of Olympic silver 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 silver medal should certainly be commended. These famous silver 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. Ingemar Johansson and Joaquin Capilla are included on this list along with many more.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a silver 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 silver medal.
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  • 1

    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

  • 2

    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

  • 3

    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

  • 4

    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

  • 5

    Aleksandra Chudina

    Women's High jump, Women's Javelin throw

    Date Of Birth1923-11-06

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

    NationalitySoviet Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Women's High Jump,Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Women's Javelin Throw,Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Women's Long Jump

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal

  • 6

    Aleksy Antkiewicz

    Men's Boxing, Lightweight 57 - 60kg

    Date Of Birth1923-11-12

    Place Of BirthKatlewo,Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship,Nowe Miasto County,Gmina Grodziczno,Poland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Lightweight,Boxing at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Featherweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics,1948 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal

  • 7

    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

  • 8

    André Jousseaume

    Dressage, individual

    Date Of Birth1894-07-27

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionEquestrian at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Dressage, Individual,Equestrian at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Dressage, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze 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

    Angel Leon Gozalo

    Men's 50m pistol

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's 50 metre pistol

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 11

    Antonio Pacenza

    Men's Boxing, Light Heavyweight 75 - 81kg

    Date Of Birth1928-03-18

    Place Of BirthBuenos Aires,Argentina,Greater Buenos Aires,Earth,Latin America

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

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 12

    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

    Bertha Brouwer

  • 14

    Bertil Antonsson

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Heavyweight +87

    Date Of Birth1921-07-19

    Place Of BirthTrollhättan,Västergötland,Sweden,Västra Götaland County,Trollhättan Municipality

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Heavyweight,Wrestling at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 15

    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

  • 16

    Boris Andreev

    Men's 50m rifle 3 positions, Men's 50m rifle prone

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

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal

  • 17

    Bowen Stassforth

    Men's 200m breaststroke

    Date Of Birth1926-08-07

    Place Of BirthLos Angeles,United States of America,California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's 200 metre breaststroke

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 18

    Charles Norman Currey

    Finn Class

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSailing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Finn Class

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 19

    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

  • 20

    Dana Zátopková

    Women's Javelin throw

    Date Of Birth1922-09-19

    Place Of BirthKarviná,Czech Republic,Earth,Europe,Central Europe

    NationalityCzech Republic

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics - Women's javelin throw,Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Women's Javelin Throw

    Olympic Medalist Games1960 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 21

    Daphne Hasenjager

    Women's Athletics, 100m

    Date Of Birth1929-07-02

    NationalitySouth Africa

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 22

    Dario Mangiarotti

    Men's Épée individual

    Olympic CountryItaly

    Date Of Birth1915-12-18

    Place Of BirthMilan,Italy,Lombardy,Province of Milan,Earth

    NationalityItaly

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Épée, Individual,Fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Team Epee,Fencing at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Team Epee,Fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Individual Epee

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics,1948 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 23

    Darrow Hooper

    Men's Shot put

    Date Of Birth1932-01-30

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 24

    Donald Laz

    Men's Pole vault

    Date Of Birth1929-05-17

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's pole vault

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 25

    Edgar Basel

    Men's Boxing, Flyweight - 51

    Date Of Birth1934-04-06

    Place Of BirthMannheim,Baden-Württemberg,Karlsruhe,Rhine Neckar Area,Germany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Flyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal