Helsinki 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.
XV - Summer Olympic Games  Helsinki 1952
Opening Ceremony 19 Jul 1952
Closing Ceremony 03 Aug 1952
Host City Helsinki
Country Finland
Nations Participating 69
Athletes Female 519 Male 4436
Events 149
Disciplines 6
Asian Medal Standings
Rank Country G S B T RT
1 JPN Japan
1 6 1 8 1
2 IND India
1 0 1 2 3
3 IRI Iran
0 3 4 7 2
4 LIB Lebanon
0 1 1 2 3
5 KOR Korea
0 0 2 2 3

    Total: 2 10 9 21  
Legend
G - Gold      S - Silver      B - Bronze     T - Total      RT - Rank by Total
Note
Rank by Total is calculated by total number of Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals.
  

Emblem

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Emblem, Helsinki 1952

It was composed of the tower of the stadium with the Olympic rings at the top.

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