Australia at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Australia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Australia
IOC code  AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympics.com.au
At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
Competitors 189 (160 men, 29 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Alex Sturrock (opening)
Medals
Rank: 5
Gold
8
Silver
8
Bronze
6
Total
22
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* with New Zealand as Australasia
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Australia competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 189 competitors, 160 men and 29 women, took part in 122 events in 17 sports.[1] Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Women's 800 metres

  • Dixie Willis
    • Heat — 2:05.9
    • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

11 fencers, 9 men and 2 women, represented Australia in 1960.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Women's foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathlete represented Australia in 1960.

Individual
Team
  • Neville Sayers
  • Hugh Doherty
  • Peter Macken

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australia at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-23.