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Swimming at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke Semi-Finals

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Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Helsinki Swimming Stadium, Helsinki
Date Started: July 31, 1952
Date Finished: July 31, 1952
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: AUS John Davies
Silver: USA Bowen Stassforth
Bronze: GER Herbert Klein

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 John Davies 23 Australia AUS 2:36.8 QU/=OR
2 Ľudovít Komadel 24 Czechoslovakia TCH 2:38.8 QU
3 Nobuyasu Hirayama 18 Japan JPN 2:39.1 QU
4 Jerry Holan 21 United States USA 2:39.2
5 Monty Nitzkowski 22 United States USA 2:41.4
6 Daan Buijze 23 Netherlands NED 2:42.6
7 Orlando Cossani 19 Argentina ARG 2:43.1
8 Leo Portelance 21 Canada CAN 2:43.8

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Herbert Klein 29 Germany GER 2:37.0 QU
2 Takayoshi Kajikawa 18 Japan JPN 2:37.3 QU
3 Bowen Stassforth 25 United States USA 2:38.7 QU
4 Jiro Nagasawa 20 Japan JPN 2:39.0 QU
5 Maurice Lusien 25 France FRA 2:39.1 QU
6 David Hawkins 18 Australia AUS 2:39.8
7 Nikola Trojanović 23 Yugoslavia YUG 2:41.8
8 Vladimir Borisenko Soviet Union URS 2:46.2