South Africa 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 South Africa: 8
Participants for South Africa: 6 (5 men and 1 woman)
Youngest Participant for South Africa: Joan Harrison (16 years, 241 days)
Oldest Participant for South Africa: Graham Johnston (22 years, 22 days)
Most Medals for South Africa (Athlete): Joan Harrison (1 medal)

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Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
John Durr 21 Men's 100 metres Freestyle 6 h2 r2/3
Dennis Ford 21 Men's 100 metres Freestyle 4 h8 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lin Meiring 18 Men's 100 metres Backstroke 8

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Joan Harrison 16 Women's 100 metres Freestyle 4

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Joan Harrison 16 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 5 h1 r2/3

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Joan Harrison 16 Women's 100 metres Backstroke 1 Gold