Boxing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Final results for the boxing competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics. The events were held at Messuhalli. From this edition of the Olympic Games, the bronze medal match was abolished.[1]

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
(−51 kg)
Nate Brooks
 United States
Edgar Basel
Anatoli Bulakov
 Soviet Union
Willie Toweel
 South Africa
(−54 kg)
Pentti Hämäläinen
John McNally
Kang Joon-Ho
 South Korea
Gennady Garbuzov
 Soviet Union
(−57 kg)
Ján Zachara
Sergio Caprari
Joseph Ventaja
Leonard Leisching
 South Africa
(−60 kg)
Aureliano Bolognesi
Aleksy Antkiewicz
Gheorghe Fiat
Erkki Pakkanen
Light welterweight
(−63.5 kg)
Charles Adkins
 United States
Viktor Mednov
 Soviet Union
Bruno Visintin
Erkki Mallenius
(−67 kg)
Zygmunt Chychla
Sergei Scherbakov
 Soviet Union
Günther Heidemann
Victor Jörgensen
Light middleweight
(−71 kg)
László Papp
Theunis van Schalkwyk
 South Africa
Boris Tishin
 Soviet Union
Eladio Herrera
(−75 kg)
Floyd Patterson
 United States
Vasile Tiță
Boris Nikolov
Stig Sjölin
Light heavyweight
(−81 kg)
Norvel Lee
 United States
Antonio Pacenza
Anatoly Perov
 Soviet Union
Harry Siljander
(+81 kg)
Ed Sanders
 United States
Ingemar Johansson
Ilkka Koski
Andries Nieman
 South Africa

Medal table

1 United States (USA)5005
2 Italy (ITA)1113
3 Poland (POL)1102
4 Finland (FIN)1045
5 Czechoslovakia (TCH)1001
 Hungary (HUN)1001
7 Soviet Union (URS)0246
8 South Africa (RSA)0134
9 Argentina (ARG)0112
 Germany (GER)0112
 Romania (ROU)0112
 Sweden (SWE)0112
13 Ireland (IRL)0101
14 Bulgaria (BUL)0011
 Denmark (DEN)0011
 France (FRA)0011
 South Korea (KOR)0011
Totals (17 nations)10102040


  1. "Boxing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
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