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1952 Winter Olympics Gold Medal Winners

Updated October 13, 2018 19 items

List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1952 Winter Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1952 Winter 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 Winter 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 range from Veikko Hakulinen to Ossi Reichert.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1952 Winter Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1952 Winter Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.
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  • Andrea Mead-Lawrence1

    Andrea Mead-Lawrence

    Dec. at 77 (1932-2009)

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    Date Of Birth1932-04-19

    Olympic SportAlpine skiing

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Women's Slalom,Alpine skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Women's giant slalom

    Olympic Medalist EventWomen's Slalom,Women's Giant Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1952 Winter Olympics,1948 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 2

    Arnfinn Bergmann

    Dec. at 83 (1928-2011)

    Date Of Birth1928-10-14

    Place Of BirthTrondheim,Norway,Sør-Trøndelag,Earth,Europe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSki Jumping at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Large Hill

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's Large hill individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Dick Button3

    Date Of Birth1929-07-18

    Place Of BirthEnglewood,United States of America,Bergen County,New Jersey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFigure skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics – Men's singles,Figure Skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics - Men's Singles

    Olympic Medalist EventFigure skating - Men's singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics,1948 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 4

    Hallgeir Brenden

    Dec. at 78 (1929-2007)

    Date Of Birth1929-02-10

    Place Of BirthTrysil,Norway,Hedmark,Earth,Europe

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross-Country Skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's 18 km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics - Men's 15km

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's Cross-Country, 18km,Men's Cross-Country, 15 km

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics,1956 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Heikki Hasu5

    Date Of Birth1926-03-21

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionNordic Combined at the 1948 Winter Olympics - Individual,Nordic Combined at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Individual

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's Nordic Combined, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Winter Olympics,1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • Hjalmar Andersen6

    Hjalmar Andersen

    Dec. at 90 (1923-2013)

    Olympic CountryNorway

    Date Of Birth1923-03-12

    Place Of BirthRødøy,Norway,Earth,Europe,Scandinavia

    Olympic SportSpeed skating

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's 1500m,Speed Skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's 5000m,Speed Skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's 10000m

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's 1500m,Speed skating - Men's 5000m,Men's 10000m

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 7

    Olympic CountryUnited Kingdom

    Date Of Birth1930-09-08

    Place Of BirthLiverpool,United Kingdom,England,Merseyside,United Kingdom

    Olympic SportFigure skating

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFigure Skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics -Women's Singles,Figure Skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics - Women's Singles

    Olympic Medalist EventWomen's Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics,1948 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1948 Winter Olympics,1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 8

    Ken Henry

    Dec. at 80 (1929-2009)

    Date Of Birth1929-01-07

    Place Of BirthChicago,United States of America,Illinois,Chicagoland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's 500m

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's 500m

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 9

    Date Of Birth1920-05-17

    Place Of BirthVilppula,Finland,Europe,Scandinavia,Earth

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross Country Skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Women's 10 km

    Olympic Medalist EventWomen's 10 km

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 10

    Ossi Reichert

    Dec. at 81 (1925-2006)

    Date Of Birth1925-07-25

    Place Of BirthSonthofen,Germany,Bavaria,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Women's Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics - Women's Giant Slalom

    Olympic Medalist EventWomen's Slalom,Women's Giant Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics,1956 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 11

    Othmar Schneider

    Dec. at 84 (1928-2012)

    Date Of Birth1928-08-27

    Place Of BirthLech am Arlberg,Vorarlberg,Austria

    NationalityAustria

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's downhill,Alpine Skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's Slalom Men

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's Downhill,Men's Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • Roald Aas12

    Roald Aas

    Dec. at 84 (1928-2012)

    Date Of Birth1928-03-25

    Place Of BirthOslo,Norway,Earth,Europe,Scandinavia

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's 1500m,Speed Skating at the 1960 Winter Olympics - Men's 1500m

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's 1500m

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics,1960 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • Simon Slåttvik13

    Simon Slåttvik

    Dec. at 84 (1917-2001)

    Date Of Birth1917-07-24

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionNordic Combined at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Individual

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's Nordic Combined, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 14

    Date Of Birth1927-12-11

    Place Of BirthOslo,Norway,Earth,Europe,Scandinavia

    NationalityUnited States of America,Norway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's Slalom Men,Alpine skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's giant slalom

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's Slalom,Alpine skiing - Men's giant slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • Sverre Stenersen15

    Sverre Stenersen

    Dec. at 79 (1926-2005)

    Date Of Birth1926-06-18

    Place Of BirthMålselv,Norway,Earth,Europe,Scandinavia

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionNordic Combined at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Individual,Nordic Combined at the 1956 Winter Olympics - Individual

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's Nordic Combined, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics,1956 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • Tenley Albright16

    Date Of Birth1935-07-18

    Place Of BirthNewton,United States of America,Middlesex County,Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFigure Skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics -Women Singles,Figure Skating at the 1952 Winter Olympics -Women's Singles

    Olympic Medalist EventWomen's Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1956 Winter Olympics,1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 17

    Olympic CountryAustria

    Date Of Birth1927-09-02

    Place Of BirthLech am Arlberg,Vorarlberg,Austria

    Olympic SportAlpine skiing

    NationalityAustria

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics - Women's downhill,Alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics - Women's combined,Alpine skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Women's downhill

    Olympic Medalist EventWomen's Downhill,Women's Combined

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Winter Olympics,1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1948 Winter Olympics,1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • Veikko Hakulinen18

    Veikko Hakulinen

    Dec. at 78 (1925-2003)

    Date Of Birth1925-01-04

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross-Country Skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics - Men's 30km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics - Men's 50km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics - Men's 15km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics - Men's 50km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's 50 km

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's Cross-country, 30km,Men's Cross-country, 50km,Men's Cross-Country

    Olympic Medalist Games1956 Winter Olympics,1960 Winter Olympics,1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal,Bronze medal

  • Zeno Colò19

    Zeno Colò

    Dec. at 73 (1920-1993)

    Date Of Birth1920-06-30

    Place Of BirthAbetone,Italy,Province of Pistoia,Tuscany,Earth

    NationalityItaly

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics - Men's downhill

    Olympic Medalist EventMen's Downhill

    Olympic Medalist Games1952 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal