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Canada 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 Canada: 20
Participants for Canada: 22 (16 men and 6 women)
Youngest Participant for Canada: Alice Whitty (18 years, 126 days)
Oldest Participant for Canada: Ferd Hayward (40 years, 336 days)
Most Medals for Canada (Athlete): No medalists

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Don McFarlane 21 Men's 100 metres 3 h9 r1/4
Robert Hutchinson 21 Men's 100 metres 5 h2 r1/4
Walter Sutton 19 Men's 100 metres 6 h5 r1/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Don McFarlane 21 Men's 200 metres 5 h5 r2/4
Robert Hutchinson 21 Men's 200 metres 6 h3 r2/4
Walter Sutton 19 Men's 200 metres 5 h11r1/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jack Carroll 21 Men's 400 metres 5 h2 r3/4
James Lavery 23 Men's 400 metres 6 h1 r3/4
Doug Clement 18 Men's 400 metres 5 h10r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jack Hutchins 26 Men's 800 metres 4 h3 r2/3
Bill Parnell 24 Men's 800 metres 6 h1 r2/3
John Ross 20 Men's 800 metres 4 h6 r1/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bill Parnell 24 Men's 1,500 metres 10 h1 r2/3
John Ross 20 Men's 1,500 metres 12 h2 r2/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Rich Ferguson 20 Men's 5,000 metres AC h2 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Paul Collins 25 Men's Marathon 40

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gordon Crosby 25 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 3 h4 r1/3

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ferd Hayward 40 Men's 50 kilometres Walk 25

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ronald Miller 22 Men's Pole Vault 21 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gino Roy Pella 22 Men's Discus Throw 14

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bob Adams 27 Men's Decathlon 19

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eleanor McKenzie 21 Women's 100 metres 5 h2 r2/4
Rosella Thorne 21 Women's 100 metres 3 h5 r1/4
Luella Law 18 Women's 100 metres 3 h8 r1/4

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eleanor McKenzie 21 Women's 200 metres 5 h2 r2/3
Luella Law 18 Women's 200 metres 6 h1 r2/3
Frances O'Halloran 18 Women's 200 metres 4 h2 r1/3

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Luella Law 18 Women's 80 metres Hurdles 3 h4 r1/3

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Alice Whitty 18 Women's High Jump 10
Dawn Josephs 20 Women's High Jump 13

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dawn Josephs 20 Women's Long Jump 17
Rosella Thorne 21 Women's Long Jump AC QR

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