Relive the moments that went down in history from the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics. Access official videos, results, sport and athlete records.
Sports > Olympics > Summer Olympics Through The Years The Soviet Union returned to the Olympic fold in 1952 after a absence, a period of time that.
In 1952, the biggest news from Helsinki was that the Soviets were coming. After the Bolshevik Revolution of the USSR had not competed in the Olympics.
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Countries crossed: Greece, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. Freebase content is freely licensed under the CC-BY license and Wikipedia content is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation license. The opening ceremonies were at first interrupted by a rather obese young girl in long, flowing robes, who ran round the track, to the extent that she could, ascended the official rostrum and began a peace speech. FamilyEducation - Parenting Advice. Despite this, she claimed silver in the equestrian dressage. At the end of one circuit of the track, Nurmi handed the torch to [Hannes Kolehmainen], second only to Nurmi among the Finnish pantheon of sporting heroes. The world braced for the 1952 Summer Olympics
battles between the Soviet Union and the United States — in effect, a cold-war Olympics. The Perfect Mile: Three Athletes, One Goal, and Less Than Four Minutes to Achieve It. Proceed at your own risk. Information for the Media. Games of the XV Olympiad.