SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES 1952
HELSINKI, FINLAND
19 JUL - 03 AUG, 1952
India: Ranked 26th
2 Medals - Gold: 1, Bronze: 1
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1

Kunwar Digvijai Singh

Leslie Claudius

Keshav Dutt

Chinadorai Deshmutu

Randhir Singh

Grahanandan Singh

Rangananthan Francis

Jaswant Rai

Balbir Singh

Dharam Singh

Govind Perumal

Raghbir Lal

Udham Singh

Muniswamy Rajgopal

GoldHockeyMen's Hockey
2Khashaba JadhavBronzeFreestyle WrestlingMen's Under 57KG
A strong contingent comprising of 60 men and 4 women representing India took part in the 1952 Summer Olympic Games held in Helsinki. Team India competed in 42 events across 11 sports, including Shooting and Gymnastics for the first time. The 1952 Helsinki Games marked the first time India had competed as an independent Republic. The men’s Hockey team clinched their fifth consecutive Gold medal. But remarkable was Khashaba Jadhav’s performance in men’s Freestyle Wrestling which won India its first Individual medal at the Games since Norman Pritchard’s 1900 wins. The 1952 Olympians include:
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1

Ahmed Mohammed khan

Berland Anthony

Joseph Anthony

Syed Khwaja Azizuddin

Sheikh Abdul latif

Sailendra Nath Manna

Syed Khaja Moinuddin

Madar Abdus Sattar

Thulukhanam Shunmugham

Chandan Singh Rawat

Padanttom Venkatesh

Sahu Mewalal

Noor Mohammed

Subhash Sarbadhikari

Kenchappa Varadaraj

FootballMen's Football
2 Lavy pintoAthleticsMen's Athletics
3 Ivan JacobAthleticsMen's Athletics
4 Sohan singhAthleticsMen's Athletics
5 Surat MathurAthleticsMen's Athletics
6 Mehnga singhAthleticsWomen’s Athletics
7 Nilima GhoseAthleticsWomen’s Athletics
8 Sakti MazumdarBoxingMen's Flyweight
9 Benoy Kumar BoseBoxingMen's Featherweight
10 Ron NorrisBoxingMen's Welterweight
11 Oscar Alfred WardBoxingMen's Light Heavyweight
12 Raj Kumar MehraCyclingMen's Individual Road Race
13 Netai BysackCyclingMen's Individual Road Race & Men's 1000M Sprint Scratch Race
14 Pradip BodeCyclingMen's Individual Road Race
15 Suprovat ChakravartyCyclingMen's Individual Road Race & Men's 1000M Time Trial
16 Vir SinghGymnasticsMen's Gymnastics
17 Khusi RamGymnasticsMen's Gymnastics
18 Harihar BanerjeeShootingMen's 50M Rifle Three Positions, 50M Rifle Prone & 300M Rifle Three Positions
19 Souren ChoudhuryShootingMen’s 50M Rifle Prone
20 Isaac MansoorSwimmingMen's Swimming
21 Bijoy BarmanSwimmingMen's Swimming
22 Khamlillal ShahSwimmingMen's Swimming
23 Dolly NazirSwimmingWomen’s Swimming
24 Arati SahaSwimmingWomen’s Swimming
25 Birendra BasakWater PoloMen's Water Polo
26 David SopherWater PoloMen's Water Polo
27 Kedar ShahWater PoloMen's Water Polo
28 Sambhu SahaWater PoloMen's Water Polo
29 Sachin NagWater PoloMen's Water Polo
30 Jehangir NaegamwallaWater PoloMen's Water Polo
31 Ran ChandnaniWater PoloMen's Water Polo
32 Daniel Pon MonyWeightliftingMen's Weightlifting
33 Kamiineni Eshwara RaoWeightliftingMen's Weightlifting
34 Niranjan DasWrestlingMen's Under 52KG Freestyle
35 Keshav MangaveWrestlingMen's Under 62KG Freestyle
36 Shirang JadhavWrestlingMen's Under 87KG Freestyle