Italy at the 1952 Summer Olympics


Italy competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 231 competitors, 208 men and 23 women, took part in 114 events in 19 sports.[1]

Italy at the
1952 Summer Olympics
IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in Helsinki
Competitors231 (208 men, 23 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Miranda Cicognani
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
8
Silver
9
Bronze
4
Total
21
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Medalists


Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics


Results

Men (25)
AthleteAgeEventRankMedal
Carlo Vittori21Men's 100 metres6 h4 r2/4
Franco Leccese27Men's 100 metres3 h8 r1/4
Wolfgango Montanari21Men's 100 metres7 h7 r1/4
Giorgio Sobrero22Men's 200 metres3 h13r1/4
Luigi Grossi27Men's 200 metres4 h12r1/4
Lucio Sangermano19Men's 200 metres4 h18r1/4
Gianni Rocca23Men's 400 metres3 h6 r1/4
Vincenzo Lombardo20Men's 400 metres3 h7 r1/4
Antonio Siddi29Men's 400 metres4 h11r1/4
Armando Filiput28Men's 400 metres Hurdles6
Franco Leccese27Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay2 h1 r1/3
Antonio Siddi29Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay2 h1 r1/3
Giorgio Sobrero22Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay2 h1 r1/3
Carlo Vittori21Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay2 h1 r1/3
Baldassare Porto29Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay4 h2 r1/2
Gianni Rocca23Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay4 h2 r1/2
Luigi Grossi27Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay4 h2 r1/2
Armando Filiput28Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay4 h2 r1/2
Asfò Bussotti26Men's Marathon46
Artidoro Berti31Men's Marathon53
Egilberto Martufi26Men's MarathonAC
Bruno Fait28Men's 10 kilometres Walk8
Telemaco Arcangeli29Men's 10 kilometres Walk7 h2 r1/2
Pino Dordoni26Men's 50 kilometres Walk1Gold
Giuseppe Kressevich36Men's 50 kilometres Walk10
Salvatore Cascino34Men's 50 kilometres Walk19
Adolfo Consolini35Men's Discus Throw2Silver
Giuseppe Tosi36Men's Discus Throw8
Teseo Taddia32Men's Hammer Throw10
Aivo Lucioli23Men's Hammer Throw26 QR
Amos Matteucci37Men's Javelin Throw17
Angiolo Profeti34Men's Shot Put12
Women (8)
AthleteAgeEventRankMedal
Giuseppina Leone17Women's 100 metres4 h1 r2/4
Liliana Tagliaferri23Women's 100 metres6 h4 r2/4
Vittoria Cesarini19Women's 100 metres3 h3 r1/4
Vera Martelli21Women's 200 metres6 h3 r1/3
Vittoria Cesarini19Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay3 h2 r1/2
Milena Greppi23Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay3 h2 r1/2
Giuseppina Leone17Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay3 h2 r1/2
Liliana Tagliaferri23Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay3 h2 r1/2
Milena Greppi23Women's 80 metres Hurdles6 h1 r2/3
Maria Musso21Women's 80 metres Hurdles4 h5 r1/3
Edera Cordiale32Women's Discus Throw14
Ada Turci28Women's Javelin Throw11

Basketball


Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group C)
  • Lost to Canada (57-68)
  • Defeated Turkey (49-37)
  • Defeated Romania (53-39)
  • Lost to Egypt (62-66) → did not advance, 17th place

Boxing


Canoeing


Cycling


Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final 1:12.7 (→ Silver Medal)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Final defeated South Africa (→ Gold Medal)

Diving


Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round 54.42 points (→ 32nd place)

Equestrian


Fencing


18 fencers, 15 men and 3 women, represented Italy in 1952.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Football


Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Gymnastics


Men's team competition

Women's team competition

Hockey


Modern pentathlon


Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1952.

Individual
Team
  • Alfonso Marotta
  • Duilio Brignetti
  • Giulio Palmonella

Rowing


Italy had 26 male rowers participate in all seven rowing events in 1952.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

Sailing


Shooting


Eight shooters represented Italy in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
100m running deer
Trap

Swimming


Water polo


Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting


Wrestling


References


  1. "Italy at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 26 March 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Italy Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2018.