Admission ticket (gymnastics)
Category: Printed matter
Vol. of production (copies):
Year of prod.: 1951
Object number: 2549:005
Manuf. and place of prod.: Banknote printing house of the Bank of Finland
Method of prod.: industrial
Material: banknote paper
Measurements: height 9 cm; width 11.4 cm
Description: Turquoise. The text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Date: 21 VII 1952. Section: A 2. Rivi [row] 26, Paikka [seat] 18. Picture: gymnast on pommelled horse.
Other information: Ticket for men’s free exercises in Messuhalli Arena on 21 July. Medals in all mens’ 8 events were decided on that day. The USSR won five gold medals, Switzerland two and Sweden one. The most successful athlete was Victor Chukarin of the USSR with four gold and one silver.
A total of 1,376,512 admission tickets were sold for the Helsinki Olympic Games.