Soviet Union at the 1964 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 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Competitors 317 (254 men, 63 women)[1] in 19 sports
Flag bearer Yury Vlasov
Medals
Rank: 2
Gold
30
Silver
31
Bronze
35
Total
96
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 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 317 competitors, 254 men and 63 women, took part in 154 events in 19 sports.[2] The use of both the English alphabet and abbreviations threw it directly behind the USA in the Parade of Nations.

Medalists[edit]

The USSR finished second in the final medal rankings, with 30 gold and 96 total medals.

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Twelve cyclists represented the Soviet Union in 1964.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented the Soviet Union in 1964.

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]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathlete represented the Soviet Union in 1964. The team won gold, Albert Mokeyev won an individual bronze and Igor Novikov won an individual silver.

Individual
Team
  • Igor Novikov
  • Albert Mokeyev
  • Viktor Mineyev

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Defeated Romania (3-0)
  • Defeated Netherlands (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Defeated Hungary (3-0)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3-2)
  • Lost to Japan (1-3)
  • Defeated United States (3-0)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3-0)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-0) → Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Defeated Romania (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Defeated Poland (3-0)
  • Defeated United States (3-0)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3) → Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • Team Roster

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

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 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-21. 

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