Japan at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Japan at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Japan (1870–1999).svg
IOC code JPN
NOC Japanese Olympic Committee
Website www.joc.or.jp (in Japanese) (in English)
in Helsinki
Competitors 69 in 11 sports
Flag bearer Bunkichi Sawada
Medals
Ranked 17th
Gold
1
Silver
6
Bronze
2
Total
9
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Japan competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. Japan returned to the Olympic Games after not being invited to the 1948 Summer Olympics because of the nations's role in World War II. 69 competitors, 58 men and 11 women, took part in 60 events in 13 sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Shohachi Ishii Wrestling Men's Freestyle Bantamweight
 Silver Masao Takemoto Gymnastics Men's Long Horse Vault
 Silver Tadao Uesako Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercises
 Silver Hiroshi Suzuki Swimming Men's 100m Freestyle
 Silver Shiro Hashizume Swimming Men's 1500m Freestyle
 Silver Toru Goto, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi, Hiroshi Suzuki, and Teijiro Tanikawa Swimming Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay
 Silver Yushu Kitano Wrestling Men's Freestyle Flyweight
 Bronze Takashi Ono Gymnastics Men's Long Horse Vault
 Bronze Tadao Uesako Gymnastics Men's Long Horse Vault

Athletics

Boxing

Cycling

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:23.2 (→ 26th place)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Diving

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 65.23 points (→ 15th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 36.24 points (→ 11th place)

Equestrian

Fencing

One fencer, Shinichi Maki, represented Japan in 1952.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Gymnastics

Rowing

Japan had five male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1952.[2]

Men's coxed four

Sailing

Shooting

One shooter represented Japan in 1952.

50 m rifle, prone

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

See also

References

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 22 May 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Japan Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 March 2018. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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