United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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United States at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United States
IOC code  USA
NOC United States Olympic Committee
Website www.teamusa.org
At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Competitors 346 (267 men and 79 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Parry O'Brien
Medals
Rank: 1
Gold
36
Silver
26
Bronze
28
Total
90
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The United States competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 346 competitors, 267 men and 79 women, took part in 159 events in 19 sports.[1]

The use of both the English alphabet and abbreviations threw the country directly in front of the USSR in the Parade of Nations. The United States earned the most Gold medals during the competition, with 36, while their 90 total medals were second behind the USSR's 96.

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Sixteen cyclists represented the United States in 1964.

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

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

18 fencers, 13 men and 5 women, represented the United States 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 United States in 1964. They won a silver medal in the team event.

Individual
Team
  • James Moore
  • Dave Kirkwood
  • Paul Pesthy

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Defeated Netherlands (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-2)
  • Lost to Hungary (0-3)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (0-3)
  • Lost to Japan (1-3)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (0-3)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Lost to Brazil (2-3)
  • Lost to Romania (1-3) → Ninth place
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Lost to Poland (0-3)
  • Lost to Romania (0-3)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0) → Fifth place
  • Team Roster

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-22. 

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