Who hosted the Olympics in 1960?

Who won the 1960 Summer Olympics?

The Soviet Union won the most gold (43) and overall medals (103). British West Indies, Republic of China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Morocco, and Singapore won the first medals in their Olympic history.

Medal table.

Nation United Team of Germany (EUA)
Gold 12
Silver 19
Bronze 11
Total 42

What Athletics were in the 1960 Olympics?

List of sports for the 1960 Olympics

  • Aquatics (Swimming, Diving and Water Polo)
  • Athletics.
  • Basketball.
  • Boxing.
  • Canoeing.
  • Cycling (Road & Track)
  • Equestrian.
  • Fencing.

Who was the first athlete to reach the finals of 1960 Olympics in Rome?

Carl Kaufmann’s silver was the second straight silver for a German in the event, while Malcolm Spence’s bronze was the first medal for South Africa in the 400 metres since 1920.

Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men’s 400 metres.

Men’s 400 metres at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Winning time 44.9 WR

Who won the 5000 meter race in the Olympic Games in 1960?

Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men’s 5000 metres

Men’s 5000 metres at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates August 31 (heats) September 2 (final)
Murray Halberg New Zealand Hans Grodotzki United Team of Germany Kazimierz Zimny Poland
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Who won the 1964 Olympics?

Men’s events

Event Gold Silver
50 km walk Abdon Pamich Italy Paul Nihill Great Britain
long jump Lynn Davies Great Britain Ralph Boston United States
triple jump Józef Szmidt Poland Oleg Fyodoseyev Soviet Union
high jump Valeriy Brumel Soviet Union John Thomas United States

How many athletes attended the 1960 Olympics?

At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, 34 events in athletics were contested, 24 by men and 10 by women. There were a total number of 1016 participating athletes from 73 countries.

Where was the 1964 Summer Olympics held?