South Africa at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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South Africa at the Olympic Games

Flag of South Africa
IOC code  RSA
NOC South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Website www.sascoc.co.za
At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
Competitors 55 (53 men and 2 women) in 12 sports
Medals
Rank: 28
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

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.[1] 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.

Medalists[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualifying Heat — 51.86 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Five male cyclists represented South Africa in 1960.

1000m time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

One male pentathlete represented South Africa in 1960.

Individual

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Africa at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 

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