1961 Summer Universiade

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II Summer Universiade
Nations participating 32
Athletes participating 1.270
Events 9 sports
Opening ceremony August 25
Closing ceremony September 3
Officially opened by Dimitar Ganev
Main venue Vasil Levski Stadium

The 1961 Summer Universiade, also known as the II Summer Universiade, was an international sporting event for university students that took place in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 21 23 7 51
2  Japan 9 5 4 18
3  Hungary 8 2 8 18
4  Romania 6 6 9 21
5  Yugoslavia 4 2 0 6
6  Czechoslovakia 3 6 8 17
7  West Germany 3 4 12 19
8  Poland 3 4 4 11
9  Italy 3 0 2 5
10  Bulgaria 2 5 7 14
11  United Kingdom 2 5 4 11
12  South Africa 1 1 0 2
12  Sweden 1 1 0 2
14  Ireland 1 0 1 2
15  Cuba 1 0 0 1
16  Austria 0 2 1 3
17   Switzerland 0 2 0 2
18  Belgium 0 1 0 1
Total 68 69 67 204

Sports at the 1961 Summer Universiade[edit]