Canada at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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Canada at the Olympic Games

Flag of Canada
IOC code  CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (English) (French)
At the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley
Competitors 44 (34 men, 10 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearer Bob Paul
Medals Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Canada competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States. Canada has competed at every Winter Olympic Games.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Heggtveit, AnneAnne Heggtveit Alpine skiing Women's slalom
 Gold Wagner, BarbaraBarbara Wagner
Paul, RobertRobert Paul
Figure skating Pairs
 Silver Canada men's national ice hockey team (Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen)
Bob Attersley   Don Head   Donald Rope
Maurice Benoit   Harold Hurley   Bobby Rousseau
James Connelly   Ken Laufman   George Samolenko
Jack Douglas   Floyd Martin   Harry Sinden
Fred Etcher   Robert McKnight   Darryl Sly
Robert Forhan   Cliff Pennington
Ice hockey Men's competition
 Bronze Jackson, DonaldDonald Jackson Figure skating Men's singles

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Donald Bruneski Downhill 2:19.9 28
Frederick Tommy 2:18.4 27
Jean-Guy Brunet 2:18.2 26
Verne Anderson 2:15.9 22
Jean Lessard Giant Slalom 2:04.7 31
Frederick Tommy 2:00.1 28
Jean-Guy Brunet 1:57.7 26
Verne Anderson 1:56.1 24
Jean-Guy Brunet Slalom 1:26.1 40 1:31.9 36 2:58.0 34
Donald Bruneski 1:19.8 28 1:13.1 24 2:32.9 22
Frederick Tommy 1:18.4 24 1:25.5 30 2:43.9 25
Verne Anderson 1:17.0 19 1:12.3 22 2:29.3 19


Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Elizabeth Greene Downhill 1:53.3 32
Nancy Greene 1:48.3 22
Nancy Holland 1:45.2 17
Anne Heggtveit 1:42.9 12
Nancy Holland Giant Slalom 1:48.7 29
Elizabeth Greene 1:48.4 28
Nancy Greene 1:47.4 26
Anne Heggtveit 1:42.1 12
Nancy Greene Slalom 1:09.4 36 1:08.6 30 2:18.0 31
Elizabeth Greene 1:06.0 32 1:04.4 25 2:10.4 24
Nancy Holland 1:01.6 22 59.5 9 2:01.1 12
Anne Heggtveit 54.0 1 55.6 2 1:49.6 1

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Irvin Servold 59:42.0 47
Clarence Servold 57:04.7 35
30 km Irvin Servold 2'11:50.4 40
Clarence Servold 2'06:37.9 36
50 km Clarence Servold DNF

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Donald McPherson 13 7 1279.7 83 10
Donald Jackson 4 2 1401.0 31 3
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Wendy Griner 13 8 1275.0 98 12
Sandra Tewkesbury 10 9 1296.1 78 10
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Rank
Maria Jelinek
Otto Jelinek
75.9 26 4
Barbara Wagner
Robert Paul
80.4 7 1

Ice hockey[edit]

Group A[edit]

Top two teams (shaded ones) from each group advanced to the final round and played for 1st-6th places, other teams played in the consolation round.

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1  Canada 2 2 0 0 24 3 4
2  Sweden 2 1 1 0 21 5 2
3  Japan 2 0 2 0 1 38 0
  • Canada 5-2 Sweden
  • Canada 19-1 Japan

Final round[edit]

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1  United States 5 5 0 0 29 11 10
2  Canada 2 5 4 1 0 31 12 8
3  Soviet Union 5 2 2 1 24 19 5
4  Czechoslovakia 5 2 3 0 21 23 4
5  Sweden 5 1 3 1 19 19 3
6  Germany 5 0 5 0 5 45 0
  • Canada 12-0 Germany (UTG)
  • Canada 4-0 Czechoslovakia
  • USA 2-1 Canada
  • Canada 6-5 Sweden
  • Canada 8-5 USSR

Leading scorers[edit]

Rk Team GP G A Pts
1st Canada Fred Etcher 7 9 12 21
2nd Canada Bob Attersley 7 6 12 18
5th Canada George Samolenko 7 8 4 12
11th Canada Floyd Martin 7 6 6 12


Silver:
Bob Attersley
Maurice Benoit
James Connelly
Jack Douglas
Fred Etcher
Robert Forhan
Don Head
Harold Hurley
Ken Laufman
Floyd Martin
Robert McKnight
Cliff Pennington
Donald Rope
Bobby Rousseau
George Samolenko
Harry Sinden
Darryl Sly

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Clarence Servold Individual 42.5 47.0 144.0 32 58:49.1 238.710 2 382.710 28
Irvin Servold 48.0 56.5 177.5 29 1'03:07.3 222.065 18 399.565 25

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Alois Moser Normal hill 62.0 71.4 45 64.0 79.7 43 151.1 44
Jacques Charland 76.5 91.0 35 73.5 95.3 35 186.3 33
Gerry Gravelle 79.5 94.4 30 70.0 91.0 39 185.4 34

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Larry Mason 44.7 41
Ralf Olin 43.1 30
Johnny Sands 42.8 27
1500 m Larry Mason 2:35.3 45
Johnny Sands 2:28.4 43
Ralf Olin 2:23.5 36
5000 m Larry Mason 9:23.5 37
Ralf Olin 8:36.8 28
10,000 m Ralf Olin 17:50.9 27
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Margaret Robb 50.0 17
Doreen Ryan 47.7 9
1000 m Margaret Robb 1:45.8 19
Doreen Ryan 1:38.1 13
1500 m Margaret Robb 2:48.6 20
Doreen Ryan 2:34.5 13
3000 m Margaret Robb 5:43.5 16
Doreen Ryan 5:39.7 14

Official Outfitter[edit]

HBC was the official outfitter of clothing for members of the Canadian Olympic team.

References[edit]