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Canada Swimming at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games

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Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Date Started: July 26, 1952
Date Finished: August 2, 1952

Events for Canada: 11
Participants for Canada: 9 (5 men and 4 women)
Youngest Participant for Canada: Gladys Priestley (14 years, 40 days)
Oldest Participant for Canada: Irene Strong (23 years, 150 days)
Most Medals for Canada (Athlete): No medalists

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Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lucien Beaumont 21 Men's 100 metres Freestyle 5 h3 r2/3
Peter Salmon 22 Men's 100 metres Freestyle 4 h9 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gerry McNamee 18 Men's 400 metres Freestyle 3 h2 r2/3
Allen Gilchrist 20 Men's 400 metres Freestyle 5 h3 r2/3

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Allen Gilchrist 20 Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle 4 h5 r1/2
Gerry McNamee 18 Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle 6 h1 r1/2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lucien Beaumont 21 Men's 100 metres Backstroke 6 h1 r1/3
Peter Salmon 22 Men's 100 metres Backstroke 6 h3 r1/3

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Leo Portelance 21 Men's 200 metres Breaststroke 8 h1 r2/3

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kay McNamee 21 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 5 h1 r1/3
Gladys Priestley 14 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 6 h3 r1/3

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lenora Fisher 15 Women's 100 metres Backstroke 5 h2 r1/2

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Irene Strong 23 Women's 200 metres Breaststroke 6 h4 r1/3

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