Olympic Games 1952 Helsinki

15th Olympiad

FINLAND

Sports: 19

Disciplines: 149

National Teams: 69

Participants: 4,932

Participation Medal

Olympic Participation Medal  1952 Helsinki         Olympic Participation Medal  1952 Helsinki

GENERAL DATA OLYMPIC PARTICIPATION MEDAL 1952
Material: Bronze Weight: 77 gr
Diameter: 54 mm Design by: Kauko Räsänen
Thickness: 6 mm Mint: Veljekset Sundqvist Oy
Obverse: Stylized athletes` heads superimposed over the Olympic Stadium.
Reverse: Male and female athletes to left holding torches over Olympic rings.


participation medal 1952 olympic games helsinki

Presentation box



diploma 1952 helsinki

Participation Diploma 1952


 
   Commemorative Medal 1952

An open competition for a commemorative medal was announced by the Organising Committee on April 22nd 1951. By the closing date, Oct. 30th, 35 sketches had been received by the board of judges. The winning design, by the young sculptor Kauko Räsänen, was adopted. The number of commemorative medals struck was 14 000.

(Source document:  Official report 1952, page 111)


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Other Olympic Participation medals:



  • 1896Athens, Greece
  • 1900Paris, France
  • 1904St. Louis, USA
  • 1906Athens, Greece
  • 1908London, England
  • 1912Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1916cancelled
  • 1920Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1924Paris, France
  • 1928Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1932Los Angeles, USA
  • 1936Berlin, Germany
  • 1940cancelled
  • 1944cancelled
  • 1948London, England
  • 1952Helsinki, Finland
  • 1956Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1956Melbourne, Australia
  • 1960Rome, Italy
  • 1964Tokyo, Japan
  • 1968Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1972Munich, Germany
  • 1976Montreal, Canada
  • 1980Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1984Los Angeles, USA
  • 1988Seoul, South Korea
  • 1992Barcelona, Spain
  • 1996Atlanta, USA
  • 2000Sydney, Australia
  • 2004Athens, Greece
  • 2008Beijing, China
  • 2012London, England
  • 2016Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2020Tokyo, Japan
  • 2024Paris, France
  • 2028Los Angeles, USA