Soviet Union at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Soviet Union at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Soviet Union
IOC code  URS
NOC Soviet Olympic Committee
At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
Competitors 283 (233 men, 50 women)[1] in 17 sports
Flag bearer Yury Vlasov
Medals
Rank: 1
Gold
43
Silver
29
Bronze
31
Total
103
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1900–1912)
Estonia (1920–1936, 1992–)
Latvia (1924–1936, 1992–)
Lithuania (1924–1928, 1992–)
Unified Team (1992)
Armenia (1994–)
Belarus (1994–)
Georgia (1994–)
Kazakhstan (1994–)
Kyrgyzstan (1994–)
Moldova (1994–)
Russia (1994–)
Ukraine (1994–)
Uzbekistan (1994–)
Azerbaijan (1996–)
Tajikistan (1996–)
Turkmenistan (1996–)

The Soviet Union (USSR) competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 283 competitors, 233 men and 50 women, took part in 145 events in 17 sports.[2]

Medalists[edit]

The USSR finished first in the final medal rankings, with 43 gold and 103 total medals.

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

21 fencers, 15 men and 6 women, represented the Soviet Union in 1960.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented the Soviet Union in 1960. In the team event, they won the silver medal.

Individual
Team
  • Igor Novikov
  • Nikolay Tatarinov
  • Hanno Selg

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Medals by republic[edit]

In the following table for team events number of team representatives, who received medals are counted, not "one medal for all the team", as usual. Because there were people from different republics in one team.

 Rank  Republic Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russian SFSR 39 31 30 100
2  Ukrainian SSR 16 11 6 33
3  Byelorussian SSR 4 2 2 8
4  Georgian SSR 2 5 3 10
5  Armenian SSR 1 2 1 4
6  Latvian SSR 0 4 2 6
7  Lithuanian SSR 0 2 1 3
8  Azerbaijan SSR 0 2 0 2
 Estonian SSR 0 2 0 2
10  Moldavian SSR 0 1 0 1
 Turkmen SSR 0 1 0 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The USSR and Olympism" (PDF). Olympic Review (International Olympic Committee) (84): 530–557. October 1974. Retrieved 2008-03-28. 
  2. ^ "Soviet Union at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-11-06. 

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