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Australia Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games

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Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Date Started: July 20, 1952
Date Finished: July 27, 1952

Events for Australia: 22
Participants for Australia: 17 (13 men and 4 women)
Youngest Participant for Australia: Marjorie Jackson (20 years, 313 days)
Oldest Participant for Australia: Bob Prentice (35 years, 24 days)
Most Medals for Australia (Athlete): Marjorie Jackson and Shirley Strickland de la Hunty (2 medals)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
John Treloar 24 Men's 100 metres 6

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
John Treloar 24 Men's 200 metres AC h2 r3/4
Edwin Carr, Jr. 23 Men's 200 metres 3 h3 r2/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Morris Curotta 23 Men's 400 metres 4 h2 r2/4
Edwin Carr, Jr. 23 Men's 400 metres 3 h1 r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Don MacMillan 24 Men's 800 metres 8 h1 r2/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Don MacMillan 24 Men's 1,500 metres 9
John Landy 22 Men's 1,500 metres 5 h4 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Les Perry 29 Men's 5,000 metres 6
John Landy 22 Men's 5,000 metres 10 h1 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Les Perry 29 Men's 10,000 metres AC

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bob Prentice 35 Men's Marathon 37
Claude Smeal 33 Men's Marathon 45

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ken Doubleday 26 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 6 h3 r2/4

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's 10 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Don Keane 21 Men's 10 kilometres Walk 10

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pat Leane 22 Men's High Jump 24T

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pat Leane 22 Men's Long Jump 24 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ian Reed 25 Men's Discus Throw 21 QR

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pat Leane 22 Men's Decathlon AC

Women's 100 metres

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Marjorie Jackson 20 Women's 200 metres 1 Gold
Winsome Cripps 21 Women's 200 metres 4

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Shirley Strickland de la Hunty 26 Women's 80 metres Hurdles 1 Gold

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Verna Johnston 22 Women's Long Jump 8

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