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Switzerland 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 Switzerland: 23
Participants for Switzerland: 28 (26 men and 2 women)
Youngest Participant for Switzerland: Sonja Prétôt (21 years, 45 days)
Oldest Participant for Switzerland: Roger Veeser (32 years, 321 days)
Most Medals for Switzerland (Athlete): Fritz Schwab (1 medal)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hans Wehrli 25 Men's 100 metres 5 h2 r2/4
Willy Schneider 22 Men's 100 metres 3 h6 r1/4
Fritz Griesser 23 Men's 100 metres 5 h8 r1/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hans Wehrli 25 Men's 200 metres 3 h8 r1/4
Willy Eichenberger 24 Men's 200 metres 4 h2 r1/4
Ernst Mühlethaler 30 Men's 200 metres 4 h13r1/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hans Ernst Schneider 25 Men's 400 metres 6 h1 r2/4
Sepp Steger 27 Men's 400 metres 4 h3 r1/4
Ernst von Gunten 30 Men's 400 metres 6 h5 r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Johannes Baumgartner 24 Men's 800 metres 5 h1 r1/3
Fred Lüthi 22 Men's 800 metres 5 h8 r1/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Fred Lüthi 22 Men's 1,500 metres 7 h2 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
August Sutter 25 Men's 5,000 metres 8 h1 r1/2
Pierre Page 25 Men's 5,000 metres 10 h2 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Rudolf Morgenthaler 26 Men's Marathon 50

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Olivier Bernard 31 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 3 h1 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hans Schwarz 27 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 6 h1 r2/4
Karl Schmid 30 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 5 h6 r1/4

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's 10 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Fritz Schwab 32 Men's 10 kilometres Walk 2 Silver
Gabriel Reymond 29 Men's 10 kilometres Walk 9

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hans Wahli 25 Men's High Jump 16

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Walter Hofstetter 29 Men's Pole Vault 20 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Oskar Häfliger 28 Men's Discus Throw 23 QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Roger Veeser 32 Men's Hammer Throw 27 QR

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Max Wehrli 22 Men's Decathlon 18

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Sonja Prétôt 21 Women's 100 metres 5 h6 r1/4

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gretel Bolliger 30 Women's 80 metres Hurdles 6 h6 r1/3

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gretel Bolliger 30 Women's Long Jump 30 QR

Women's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gretel Bolliger 30 Women's Shot Put 17 QR

Women's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gretel Bolliger 30 Women's Discus Throw 17

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