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accueil THE XVth SUMMER GAMES

Dates: July 19 - august 3, 1952
N.O.C. participants: 69
Number of sports: 17
Number of contests: 149
Number of athletes: 4955
Men: 4436
Women: 519
Opening: Juho Paasikivi, Republic President
Oath: Heikki Savolainen
Last torch bearer: Paavo Nurmi, Hannes Kolehmainen
Bids towns: Los Angeles (USA), Amsterdam (NED), Minneapolis (USA), Detroit (USA), Chicago (USA), Philadelphie (USA)