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Canoeing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres Round One

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Events:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Taival Bay, Helsinki
Date Started: July 28, 1952
Date Finished: July 28, 1952
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: FIN Sylvi Saimo
Silver: AUT Gertrude Liebhart
Bronze: URS Nina Savina
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Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Sylvi Saimo 37 Finland FIN 2:20.1 Q/OB
2 Gertrude Liebhart 23 Austria AUT 2:20.6 Q
3 Cecília Hartmann-Berkes 21 Hungary HUN 2:23.8 Q
4 Éva Marion 27 France FRA 2:24.2
5 Anna-Lisa Ohlsson 26 Sweden SWE 2:28.3

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Nina Savina 36 Soviet Union URS 2:22.1 Q
2 Bodil Svendsen 35 Denmark DEN 2:24.9 Q
3 Marta Kroutilová 26 Czechoslovakia TCH 2:27.1 Q
4 Shirley Ascott 21 Great Britain GBR 2:34.4

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Lida van der Anker-Doedens 29 Netherlands NED 2:24.4 Q
2 Josefa Köster 34 Germany GER 2:26.2 Q
3 Therese Zenz 19 Saar SAA 2:26.9 Q
4 Elsa Sidler 20 Switzerland SUI 2:43.1