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Jul 31, 1952

Hungary's Magnificent Magyars won gold in the football

Hungary's Magnificent Magyars won gold in the football

Jul 31, 1952

The first gold medal for the USSR at an Olympics was won by Nina Romashkova in the discus

The first gold medal for the USSR at an Olympics was won by Nina Romashkova in the discus

Jul 31, 1952

Emil Zatopek was in a different league to his rivals in the 5000m

Emil Zatopek was in a different league to his rivals in the 5000m

Jul 31, 1952

Marjorie Jackson set a new world record time of 23.4s in winning the 200m

Marjorie Jackson set a new world record time of 23.4s in winning the 200m

Jul 31, 1952

Emil Zatopek completed an amazing treble of gold in the 5000m, 10,000m and marathon

Emil Zatopek completed an amazing treble of gold in the 5000m, 10,000m and marathon

Jul 31, 1952

Diving was as spectacular in 1952 as it is now

Diving was as spectacular in 1952 as it is now

Jul 31, 1952

Charles Moore was in a different league to his rivals in the 400m hurdles

Charles Moore was in a different league to his rivals in the 400m hurdles

Jul 31, 1952

The great Floyd Patterson won gold at middleweight

The great Floyd Patterson won gold at middleweight

Jul 22, 1952

Reverend Bob Richards, 'the Vaulting Vicar', jumps for joy

Reverend Bob Richards, 'the Vaulting Vicar', jumps for joy

Apr 16, 1952

American shot put champion Parry O'Brien

American shot put champion Parry O'Brien

1952

Tony Lock bowls for Surrey

Tony Lock bowls for Surrey

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