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Helsinki 1952-VAN SCHALKWYK Theunis (RSA) 2nd against PAPP Laszlo (HUN) 1st.
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Helsinki 1952-Pole vaulting: MATHIAS Robert (USA) 1st.
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Helsinki 1952-6m class: LLANORIA (USA) 1st, with WHITON, RIDDER, ROOSEVELT, MORGAN, ENDT, WHITON.
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Josy Barthel

Josy Barthel of Luxembourg weeps for joy during the playing of his national anthem as he stands on the winner's rostrum after winning the 1500 metres Olympic final in Helsinki, Finland. Robert McMillen of the USA, right, came second and Werner Lueg of Germany came third. It was the first time the Luxembourg anthem was played at the Olympics. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Helsinki 1952-The Olympic stadium. General view duringthe opening ceremony.
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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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