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Boxing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight

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Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Exhibition Hall I, Helsinki
Date Started: July 29, 1952
Date Finished: August 2, 1952
Format: Single elimination tournament.

Gold: USA Ed Sanders
Silver: SWE Ingemar Johansson
Bronze: FIN Ilkka Koski
RSA Dries Nieman

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Ed Sanders 22 United States USA Gold
2 Ingemar Johansson 19 Sweden SWE Silver
3T Dries Nieman 24 South Africa RSA Bronze
3T Ilkka Koski 24 Finland FIN Bronze
5T Giacomo Di Segni 32 Italy ITA
5T Algirdas Šocikas 24 Soviet Union URS
5T Eddie Hearn 23 Great Britain GBR
5T Tomislav Krizmanić 23 Yugoslavia YUG
9T Jim Saunders 20 Canada CAN
9T Carl Fitzgerald 24 Australia AUS
9T László Bene Hungary HUN
9T Ahmed El-Minabawi 23 Egypt EGY
9T Horymír Netuka 22 Czechoslovakia TCH
9T Max Marsille 21 Belgium BEL
9T Jean Lansiaux 23 France FRA
16T Geza Furetz 22 Romania ROU
16T Antoni Gościański 26 Poland POL
16T Edgar Gorgas 23 Germany GER
16T Hans Jost 30 Switzerland SUI
16T John Lyttle 21 Ireland IRL
16T José Sartor 24 Argentina ARG