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Olympics games in helsinki

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  • 1. 1952 Summer Olympics The 1952 Summer Olympics know as the Games of the XV Olympiad were an international multi-sport event held in Helsinki, Finland. Started 19th of July and finished 3rd of August.
  • 2. Participated: 69 nations, 4.995 athletes (4.436 men and 519 women. Officially opened by President Juho Kusti Paasikivi The athlete oath’s: Heikki Savolaine And the stadium are the ‘Olympic Stadium
  • 3. Participating countries Such as: Greece, Spain, Lithuania, Argentina, Pakista n, Australia, Portugal, Vietnam, Monaco, Fra nce, United Kingdom etc..
  • 4. Medal count Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze TOTAL 1 United States 40 19 17 76 2 Soviet Union 22 30 19 71 3 Hungary 16 10 16 42 4 Sweden 12 13 10 35 5 Italy 8 9 4 21 6 Czechoslovakia 7 3 3 13 7 France 6 6 6 18 8 Finland 6 3 13 22 9 Australia 6 2 3 11 10 Norway 3 2 0 5
  • 5. Sports Some were: athletics, Basktball, Boxing, Canoeing, Cycling ,Diving, Football Gymnastics, Sailing, Swimming etc…
  • 6. And finally Paavo Nurmi and the Olympic flame
  • 7. BY: MARÍA GARCÍA-CERVIGÓN