What country won the most gold medals in the 1952 Olympics?

Who won the 1952 Summer Olympics?

1952 Summer Olympics medal table

Rank Nation Gold
1 United States (USA) 40
2 Soviet Union (URS) 22
3 Hungary (HUN) 16
4 Sweden (SWE) 12

What was special about 1952 Olympics?

India competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 64 competitors, 60 men and 4 women, took part in 42 events in 11 sports. This marked the first time India had competed as an independent republic.

Who has won the most gold medals in Olympic history?

Here are lists of the top-10 greatest gold medal winners, from all summer Olympic Games (including 2021). As with the total medal list, the clear leader here is Michael Phelps, with the top ranked female Larisa Latynina sharing nine gold medals with Paavo Nurmi, Carl Lewis and Mark Spitz.

Did the USSR ever win the Olympics?

The Olympic Committee of the USSR was formed on April 21, 1951, and the IOC recognised the new body in its 45th session (May 7, 1951).

Soviet Union at the Olympics
Medals Ranked 2nd Gold 473 Silver 376 Bronze 355 Total 1,204
Summer appearances
1952 1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988
Winter appearances

How many countries participate in the Olympics 1952?

Nearly 5,000 athletes competed, representing 69 countries. The track-and-field competition starred Emil Zátopek of Czechoslovakia, who won the gold medal in the 5,000- and 10,000-metre runs. He also won the gold medal in the marathon, in his first attempt ever at that event.

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Who has bagged highest number of gold medals as an individual in the Olympics * 2 points?

List of most gold medals won at a single Olympic Games

Rank Athlete Gold
1 Michael Phelps 8
2 Mark Spitz 7
3 Michael Phelps 6
4 Kristin Otto 6