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South Africa 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 South Africa: 13
Participants for South Africa: 13 (10 men and 3 women)
Youngest Participant for South Africa: Bill Chivell (19 years, 279 days)
Oldest Participant for South Africa: Wally Hayward (44 years, 18 days)
Most Medals for South Africa (Athlete): Esther Brand and Daphne Robb-Hasenjäger (1 medal)

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Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Schalk Booysen 24 Men's 200 metres 4 h3 r2/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Louis van Biljon 24 Men's 400 metres 4 h3 r2/4
Schalk Booysen 24 Men's 400 metres 4 h12r1/4
John Anderton 22 Men's 400 metres 5 h2 r1/4

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Athol Jennings 21 Men's 1,500 metres 6 h3 r1/3

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bill Keith 26 Men's 10,000 metres 28

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Wally Hayward 44 Men's Marathon 10
Syd Luyt 26 Men's Marathon 11
Bill Keith 26 Men's Marathon 19

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ron Wilkie 25 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 5 h3 r2/4

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Neville Price 23 Men's Long Jump 11

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Daphne Robb-Hasenjäger 23 Women's 100 metres 2 Silver
Edna Maskell 24 Women's 100 metres 5 h4 r2/4

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Daphne Robb-Hasenjäger 23 Women's 200 metres 6

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Edna Maskell 24 Women's 80 metres Hurdles 5 h1 r2/3

Women's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Esther Brand 29 Women's High Jump 1 Gold

Women's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Esther Brand 29 Women's Discus Throw 20 QR

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