|Opening Ceremony||19 Jul 1952|
|Closing Ceremony||03 Aug 1952|
Israel and the Soviet Union join the Olympic Games for the first time. Israel and the Soviet Union entered the Olympic Games for the first time, and fears that Cold War rivalries would lead to clashes proved unfounded. Particularly impressive were the Soviet women gymnasts who won the team competition easily, beginning a streak that would continue for 40 years until the Soviet Union broke up into separate republics.
|Country||Total||Rank By Total|
|Islamic Republic of Iran||0||3||4||7||2|
|Republic of Korea||0||0||2||2||3|