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Helsinki 1952 Olympics

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Helsinki 1952 Olympics
15th Olympic Summer Games
Host City - Helsinki, Finland
Stadium - Olympic Stadium
It is worth mentioning...
Emil Zátopek Czech long-distance runner won the 5000m, 10000m, and marathon earning him 3 gold medals. 
Lis Hartel a Danish equestrian who was paralyzed from the knees below from polio won a silver medal in equestrian dressage. 
- American Bil Havens had to miss the Olympics because his wife was expecting their first child. Twenty eight years later, his son Frank Havens competed in the Olympics and won the 10,000 m canoeing event.
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Olympic Rings & Laurel Branch
Austria
Olympic Rings & Laurel Branch
Issued: 1952
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Torch, Laurel & Olympic Rings   Torch, Laurel & Olympic Rings   Torch, Laurel & Olympic Rings
Germany
Torch, Laurel & Olympic Rings
Issued: 1952
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Torch Bearer
Torch-bearer
Issued: 1952
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Earth, Hand & Laurel
Earth, Hand & Laurel
Issued: 1952
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