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Great Britain at the 1952 Winter Olympics

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Great Britain at the 1952 Winter Olympics

Great Britain at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United Kingdom
IOC code  GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
At the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo
Competitors 18 (8 men, 10 women) in 3 sports
Flag bearer John Nicks
Rank: 8
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway.


Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Altwegg, JeannetteJeannette Altwegg Figure skating Women's singles

Alpine skiing

Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Noel Harrison Downhill 3:21.5 58
John Boyagis 2:55.6 39
Noel Harrison Giant Slalom 3:24.1 74
Rupert de Larrinaga 3:16.9 71
John Boyagis 2:52.5 43
Noel Harrison Slalom DNF Did not advance
John Boyagis 1:08.3 37 Did not advance
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Vora Mackintosh Downhill DSQ
Hilary Laing DSQ
Fiona Campbell 2:26.1 33
Sheena Mackintosh 1:58.6 26
Vora Mackintosh Giant Slalom 2:57.1 38
Fiona Campbell 2:39.8 36
Sheena Mackintosh 2:22.5 28
Hilary Laing 2:20.7 24
Sheena Mackintosh Slalom 1:16.2 30 1:13.2 28 2:29.4 28
Hilary Laing 1:13.7 22 1:14.2 30 2:27.9 24

Figure skating

Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Patricia Devries 14 20 132.811 148 17
Valda Osborne 7 13 144.767 89 11
Barbara Wyatt 5 11 148.378 63 7
Jeannette Altwegg 1 4 161.756 14 1st
Athletes Points Places Rank
Peri Horne
Raymond Lockwood
9.133 94 11

Speed skating

Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Bill Jones 46.9 34
Norman Holwell 45.4 21
1500 m John Hearn 2:40.1 38
Bill Jones 2:32.2 35
Norman Holwell 2:24.5 14
5000 m Bill Jones 9:03.7 31
John Hearn 8:47.0 17
Norman Holwell 8:44.5 16
10,000 m Norman Holwell 18:02.4 15
John Hearn 17:41.5 10


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