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Olympics 1952 - Helsinki, Finland
No. of countries: 69
No. of athletes: 4925 - (4407 m + 518 w)
No. of events: 149
First participation of the Soviet Union. East Germany was denied
Emil Zatopek, Czechoslovakia, wins 5000 meters, 10000 meters and the
marathon, his first marathon ever. His wife wins the women's javelin.
Swedish boxer Ingemar Johansson, later world heavyweight champion, is
disqualified in the boxing final because of being too passive. He didn't
even get the silver medal until a couple of years ago.