Modern pentathlon at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Modern pentathlon
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
VenueHämeenlinna
Dates21–25 July
Competitors51 from 19 nations
«19481956»

At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, two events in modern pentathlon were contested. For the first time, a team event was part of the Olympic program.

Medalists[edit | edit source]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
details
Lars Hall
 Sweden
Gábor Benedek
 Hungary
Igor Novikov
 Soviet Union
Team
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Lars Hall
Thorsten Lindqvist
Claes Egnell
 Hungary (HUN)
Gábor Benedek
Aladár Kovácsi
István Szondy
 United States (USA)
Frederick Denman
Thad McArthur
Guy Troy