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Balance Beam, Women

Date22 – 23 July 1952 — 08:00-14:00 (both days)
StatusOlympic
LocationMessuhalli II, Helsinki
Participants134 from 18 countries
FormatPlacement determined by best scores on apparatus in individual all-around event.

Nina Bocharova (URS) was second in the all-around in Helsinki, but her gold medal on beam was her only apparatus medal in 1952 in her only Olympic appearance. Behind her the redoubtable Mariya Horokovska won silver, followed by Hungary’s Margit Korondi taking bronze. Fourth-place went to Korondi’s teammate, Ágnes Keleti, who returned in 1956 and won the gold medal on beam. Korondi would also compete in 1956, placing seventh in this event.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsCEPOEP
1Nina BocharovaURS19.229.469.76Gold
2Mariya GorokhovskayaURS19.139.439.70Silver
3Margit KorondiHUN19.029.469.56Bronze
4Ágnes KeletiHUN18.969.439.53
5Galina UrbanovichURS18.939.409.53
=6Tsvetanka StanchevaBUL18.869.439.43
=6Olga TassHUN18.869.409.46
8Galina ShamrayURS18.799.439.36
9Pelageya DanilovaURS18.769.269.50
=10Ivanka DolzhevaBUL18.669.369.30
=10Galina MinaichevaURS18.669.139.53
12Saltirka Spasova-TarpovaBUL18.599.269.33
13Eva VěchtováTCH18.569.039.53
14Věra VančurováTCH18.509.009.50
15Medeya JugeliURS18.499.139.36
16Erzsébet Gulyás-KötelesHUN18.399.069.33
17Edit Weckinger-PerényiHUN18.369.069.30
18Yekaterina KalinchukURS18.328.969.36
19Vasilka StanchevaBUL18.229.169.06
20Raili TuominenFIN18.209.109.10
21Božena SrncováTCH18.199.139.06
=22Alena ChadimováTCH18.168.839.33
=22Gun RöringSWE18.168.839.33
24Olga GöllnerROU18.129.168.96
25Matylda ŠínováTCH18.098.739.36
=26Jana RabasováTCH18.068.939.13
=26Ginette DurandFRA18.068.669.40
28Irma WaltherGER18.038.809.23
29Karin LindbergSWE18.028.769.26
30Rayna GrigorovaBUL17.969.008.96
=31Stela PerinROU17.938.809.13
=31Hana BobkováTCH17.938.639.30
33Mária Kövi-ZalaiHUN17.908.609.30
34Stoyanka AngelovaBUL17.798.769.03
35Stefania ŚwierzyPOL17.768.439.33
36Lydia ZeitlhoferGER17.738.808.93
37Irène PittelioenFRA17.708.309.40
38Alexandra LemoineFRA17.698.469.23
=39Ileana GyarfașROU17.668.639.03
=39Helena RakoczyPOL17.668.269.40
41Evy BerggrenSWE17.628.269.36
=42Yordanka YovkovaBUL17.598.868.73
=42Hanna GragesGER17.598.469.13
44Milica RožmanYUG17.568.439.13
45Lenie GerrietsenNED17.538.539.00
46Liliane MontagneFRA17.508.409.10
47Lidia PitteriITA17.498.469.03
48Ruth GrulkowskiUSA17.468.568.90
49Göta PetterssonSWE17.438.409.03
50Miranda CicognaniITA17.428.568.86
51Sonja RožmanYUG17.398.339.06
=52Olga MunteanuROU17.368.808.56
=52Arja LehtinenFIN17.368.508.86
=52Cissy DaviesGBR17.368.468.90
55Wolfgard VoßGER17.328.668.66
=56Liliana ScaricabarozziITA17.308.608.70
=56Vappu SalonenFIN17.308.608.70
=56Tootje SelbachNED17.308.408.90
=56Zofia KowalczykPOL17.308.209.10
=60Grazia BozzoITA17.298.468.83
=60Annie RosNED17.298.338.96
62Helga BîrsanROU17.268.608.66
=63Gwynedd LewisGBR17.238.408.83
=63Hjördis NordinSWE17.238.308.93
65Barbara Wilk-ŚlizowskaPOL17.208.109.10
=66Ingrid SandahlSWE17.198.338.86
=66Licia MacchiniITA17.198.238.96
=66Raili HoviniemiFIN17.198.238.96
=69Teofila BăiașuROU17.168.568.60
=69Pirkko VilppunenFIN17.168.468.70
=69Meta ElsteUSA17.168.208.96
72Marija IvandekićYUG17.108.308.80
=73Inge SedlmaierGER17.098.568.53
=73Marian BaroneUSA17.098.238.86
75Elisabeth OstermeyerGER17.068.368.70
76Honorata MarcińczakPOL17.038.009.03
=77Elisabetta DurelliITA17.028.468.56
=77Hedwig TraindlAUT17.028.168.86
=79Gerti FeslAUT16.968.168.80
=79Dorota HorzonekPOL16.967.769.20
81Tanja ŽutićYUG16.938.408.53
=82Nada SpasićYUG16.908.408.50
=82Nanny SimonNED16.908.208.70
84Luciana RealiITA16.898.368.53
=85Ann-Sofi PetterssonSWE16.868.438.43
=85Renata BianchiITA16.868.368.50
=85Maila NisulaFIN16.868.038.83
=88Ada SmolnikarYUG16.838.508.33
=88Huiberdina Krul-van der Nolk van GoghNED16.838.138.70
90Trude Gollner-KolarAUT16.737.808.93
91Alena ReichováTCH16.668.668.00
92Edeltraud SchrammAUT16.628.068.56
93Irén Karcsics-DaruháziHUN16.569.137.43
=94Andrea BodóHUN16.539.037.50
=94Stefania ReindlPOL16.537.439.10
96Dália da CunhaPOR16.507.608.90
97Ida KadlecAUT16.467.868.60
=98Colette HuéFRA16.368.407.96
=98Gertrude GriesAUT16.367.938.43
100Ruth TopalianUSA16.338.138.20
101Anka DrinićYUG16.327.868.46
102Vanja BlombergSWE16.298.367.93
=103Cootje van Kampen-TonnemanNED16.268.068.20
=103Jo Cox-LadruNED16.267.968.30
105Tereza KočišYUG16.238.437.80
106Maria AmorimPOR16.207.608.60
107Gertrude BaroschAUT16.198.267.93
108Jeannette VogelbacherFRA16.167.838.33
109Margo MorganGBR16.138.038.10
110Marjorie RaistrickGBR16.097.538.56
111Margaret ThomasGBR15.998.037.96
112Bergljot Sandvik-JohansenNOR15.927.768.16
113Eveline SlaviciROU15.868.537.33
114Hildegard GrillAUT15.737.907.83
=115Pat HirstGBR15.638.407.23
=115Colette FanaraFRA15.638.207.43
117Dorothy DaltonUSA15.438.037.40
118Clara LomadyUSA15.368.406.96
119Madeleine JouffroyFRA15.338.536.80
120Penka PrisadashkaBUL15.138.506.63
121Norveig KarlsenNOR15.066.538.53
122Brigitte KieslerGER15.006.708.30
123Toetie SelbachNED14.928.166.76
124Pirkko PyykönenFIN14.798.466.33
125Irene HirstGBR14.737.936.80
126Marie HoeslyUSA14.708.406.30
127Raija SimolaFIN14.568.236.33
128Natália SilvaPOR14.526.967.56
129Grethe WernerNOR14.197.636.56
130Valerie MullinsGBR14.108.006.10
131Elisabeta AbrudeanuROU13.998.165.83
132Urszula ŁukomskaPOL12.367.864.50
133Hilde KoopGER11.824.467.36
134Doris KirkmanUSA8.108.100.00