1963 Summer Universiade

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III Summer Universiade
Nations participating 27
Athletes participating 713
Events 9 sports
Opening ceremony August 30
Closing ceremony September 8
Officially opened by Paulo de Tarso Santos
Torch Lighter Adhemar Ferreira da Silva
Main venue Estádio Olímpico Monumental

The 1963 Summer Universiade, also known as the III Summer Universiade, took place in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 19 12 3 34
2  Hungary 18 13 6 37
3  West Germany 10 11 14 35
4  Japan 9 3 6 18
5  United Kingdom 4 6 3 13
6  Italy 3 5 10 18
7  Poland 2 1 0 3
8  Brazil 2 0 9 11
9  France 1 6 3 10
10  Cuba 1 2 5 8
11  Czechoslovakia 1 2 0 3
12  Peru 0 1 2 3
12  Spain 0 1 2 3
14  Netherlands 0 1 1 2
14  South Africa 0 1 1 2
16   Switzerland 0 1 0 1
16  Uruguay 0 1 0 1
18  Belgium 0 0 1 1
18  Chile 0 0 1 1
18  Luxembourg 0 0 1 1
18  Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1
Total 70 67 69 206

Sports at the 1963 Summer Universiade[edit]