World of Sport
Sporting Highlights for 1952
Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1952. The major events of this year in sport were the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. See some videos from the world of sport in 1952.
Here is a time line of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1952.
|Jan||Tennis Australia Open won by Ken McGregor and Thelma Long|
|Feb 14-25||Winter Olympic Games were held in Oslo, Norway|
|April||Golf Masters won by Sam Snead (2nd win)|
|May||Tennis French Open won by Jaroslav Drobny and Doris Hart|
|June||Golf US Open won by Julius Boros|
|July||the Cycling Tour de France won by Fausto Coppi|
|July||Tennis Wimbledon won by Frank Sedgman and Maureen Connolly|
|July||Golf British Open won by Bobby Locke|
|July 19 - Aug 3||Summer Olympic Games were held in Helsinki, Finland|
|Aug||Golf US PGA won by Jim Turnesa|
|Sep||Tennis US National Championship won by Frank Sedgman and Maureen Connolly|
|Oct||The Baseball World Series won by New York Yankees|
Please note that the dates for past events are not always known, and are sometimes just placed in the month that the current event is held. If no exact date is listed, then it is just an estimated month that it was held.
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