Swimming at the 1959 Summer Universiade

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The swimming competition at the 1959 Summer Universiade took place in Turin, Italy. [1]

Men’s events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle  Igor Lushkovskiy (URS) 57.0  Andrzej Salamon (POL) 57.7  Paolo Pucci (ITA) 58.0
400 m freestyle  Igor Lushkovskiy (URS) 4:43.8  Ling (GDR) 4:46.5  Mario Liotti (ITA) 4:57.9
1500 m freestyle  Kadar (HUN) 19:55.7  Strasser (FRG) 20:07.0  José Cossio (ESP) 20:10.3
100 m backstroke  Gilberto Elsa (ITA) 1:05.7  Georgiy Kuvaldin (URS) 1:06.5  Mihovil Dorčić (YUG) 1:06.6
200 m breaststroke  Hans-Joachim Tröger (FRG) 2:42.9  Roberto Lazzari (ITA) 2:42.9  Andrzej Klopotowski (POL) 2:45.1
200 m butterfly  Fritz Dennerlein (ITA) 2:21.9  Grigoriy Kiselyov (URS) 2:25.1  Pavel Pazdírek (TCH) 2:25.2
4×200 m freestyle relay  Italy (ITA) 8:53.1  Hungary (HUN) 9:07.7  West Germany (FRG) 9:08.8
4×100 m medley relay  Italy (ITA) 4:20.4  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 4:27.6  West Germany (FRG) 4:28.5

Women’s events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle  N. Sacco (ITA) 1:09.7  Ludmila Kottková (TCH) 1:10.3  Koosje van Voorn (NED) 1:12.7
400 m freestyle  Ludmila Kottková (TCH) 5:33.3  Chris Gosden (GBR) 5:42.9  N. Sacco (ITA) 5:43.3
100 m backstroke  Rita Androsoni (ITA) 1:20.7  Tindall (GBR) 1:28.0  Bosch (FRG) 1:28.8
200 m breaststroke  Chris Gosden (GBR) 2:59.2  Alessandra Salvi (ITA) 3:08.2  Schiemenz (FRG) 3:21.1
100 m butterfly  Valentina Pozdnyak (URS) 1:13.9  Chris Gosden (GBR) 1:14.6  Cornelia Hruska (ITA) 1:28.1
4×100 m freestyle relay  Great Britain (GBR) 4:54.9  West Germany (FRG) 5:02.9  Italy (ITA) 5:06.4
4×100 m medley relay  Italy (ITA) 5:25.5  Great Britain (GBR) 5:32.8  West Germany (FRG) 5:47.4

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy 7 2 5 14
2  Soviet Union 3 2 0 5
3  Great Britain 2 4 0 6
4  West Germany 1 2 5 8
5  Czechoslovakia 1 2 1 4
6  Hungary 1 1 0 2
7  Poland 0 1 1 2
8  East Germany 0 1 0 1
=9  Spain 0 0 1 1
=9  Netherlands 0 0 1 1
=9  Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1
Total 15 15 15 45

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