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Helsinki 1952

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Hurdles Final

24th July 1952: The final of the women's 80 metres hurdles during the Olympic Games at Helsinki. From left to right: Anneliese Seonbuchner of Germany; Marija Golubichnaja of the USSR; Maria Sander of Germany; Shirley B Strickland of Australia (the winner); Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland; and Jean Desforges. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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Helsinki 1952-DILLARD Harrison (USA) 1st, DAVIS Jack Wells (USA) 2nd, BARNARD Arthur (USA) 3rd.
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Helsinki 1952-Pole vaulting: MATHIAS Robert (USA) 1st.
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Sprint Finish

1952: The final of the 1500 metres race at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, which was won by Josy Barthel of Luxembourg. Werner Lueg of Germany (right) led until the last corner, but finished third after Barthel (No. 406) and Robert McMillen (No. 897) closed the gap. McMillen came second. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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Helsinki 1952-ZATOPEK Emil (TCH) 1st, ahead of MIMOUN O'KACHA Alain (FRA) 2nd and SCHADE Herbert (GER) 3rd.
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Helsinki 1952-ZATOPEK Emil (TCH) 1st, MIMOUN O'KACHA Alain (FRA) 2nd, PIRIE Douglas A. Gordon (GBR) 7th.

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