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Finland 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 Finland: 32
Participants for Finland: 69 (56 men and 13 women)
Youngest Participant for Finland: Ulla Pokki (17 years, 192 days)
Oldest Participant for Finland: Mikko Hietanen (40 years, 310 days)
Most Medals for Finland (Athlete): Toivo Hyytiäinen (1 medal)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pauli Tavisalo 24 Men's 100 metres 4 h5 r1/4
Voitto Hellstén 20 Men's 100 metres 4 h7 r1/4
Issi Baran 24 Men's 100 metres 4 h8 r1/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Voitto Hellstén 20 Men's 200 metres 5 h2 r2/4
Adolf Turakainen 20 Men's 200 metres 3 h1 r1/4
Pauli Tavisalo 24 Men's 200 metres 4 h8 r1/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Rolf Back 24 Men's 400 metres 5 h2 r2/4
Jaakko Suikkari 26 Men's 400 metres 5 h3 r1/4
Ossi Mildh 22 Men's 400 metres 7 h12r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Olavi Talja 27 Men's 800 metres 4 h2 r1/3
Erkki Rönnholm 28 Men's 800 metres 6 h8 r1/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Denis Johansson 24 Men's 1,500 metres 10
Aulis Pystynen 24 Men's 1,500 metres 5 h2 r1/3
Urpo Vähäranta 26 Men's 1,500 metres 5 h5 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Väinö Suvivuo 35 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 5 h2 r2/3
Risto Syrjänen 27 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 4 h2 r1/3
Olli Alho 32 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 6 h1 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Arvo Hilli 21 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 4 h2 r2/4
Rainer Pelkonen 24 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 5 h4 r2/4
Ragnar Graeffe 22 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 4 h3 r1/4

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pekka Viljanen 31 Men's 50 kilometres Walk 14

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pekka Halme 25 Men's High Jump 11T
Albert Koskinen 26 Men's High Jump 24T

Men's Pole Vault

Men's Long Jump

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Aapo Perko 27 Men's Shot Put 14 QR
Toivo Telen 28 Men's Shot Put 15 QR
Kaarto Rask 23 Men's Shot Put 17 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Men's Hammer Throw

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Decathlon

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ulla Pokki 17 Women's 100 metres 4 h1 r1/4
Leena Sipilä 20 Women's 100 metres 5 h4 r1/4

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pirkko Länsivuori 26 Women's 200 metres 5 h5 r1/3

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Seija Pöntinen 18 Women's High Jump 15
Sisko Heikkilä 30 Women's High Jump 16

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Maire Österdahl 25 Women's Long Jump 9

Women's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Meeri Saari 26 Women's Shot Put 8

Women's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kaarina Koivuniemi 20 Women's Discus Throw 11

Women's Javelin Throw

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