Helsinki 1952

Olympic debut for the Sovjet Union

XV. Olympic Summer Games
Date July 19 - August 3
Participants 67 nations
4,877 athletes
(516 women)
Sports 20
Events 149
Patron President Juho Kusti Paasikivi
Visitors 1,377,000
 
Medal Tally
# Country G S B
1 USA 40 19 17
2 USSR 22 30 19
3 Hungary 16 10 16
4 Sweden 12 13 10
5 Italy 8 9 4
6 Czechosloavkia 7 3 3
7 France 6 6 6
8 Finland 6 3 13
9 Australia 6 2 3
10 Norway 3 2 0