South Africa at the 1960 Summer Olympics
|South Africa at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome|
|Competitors||55 (53 men and 2 women) in 12 sports|
|Olympic history (summary)|
The Union of South Africa competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 55 competitors, 53 men and 2 women, took part in 46 events in 12 sports. After these Olympics, the International Olympic Committee banned South Africa from the Olympic Movement over the policy of apartheid, making these the last Olympics at which South Africa would compete until the repeal of apartheid and the 1992 Summer Olympics.
- Daniel Bekker — Boxing, Men's Heavyweight
Men's Discus Throw
- Qualifying Heat — 51.86 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)
One male pentathlete represented South Africa in 1960.
- "South Africa at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-08-09.
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