1963 Summer Universiade

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III Summer Universiade
Host cityPorto Alegre, Brazil
Nations participating27
Athletes participating713
Events9 sports
Opening ceremonyAugust 30
Closing ceremonySeptember 8
Officially opened byPaulo de Tarso Santos
Torch lighterAdhemar Ferreira da Silva
Main venueEstádio Olímpico Monumental

The 1963 Summer Universiade, also known as the III Summer Universiade, took place in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Sports at the 1963 Summer Universiade[edit]

Medal table[edit]

  *   Host nation (Brazil)

1 Soviet Union (URS)1912334
2 Hungary (HUN)1813637
3 West Germany (FRG)10111435
4 Japan (JPN)93618
5 Great Britain (GBR)46313
6 Italy (ITA)351018
7 Poland (POL)2103
8 Brazil (BRA)*20911
9 France (FRA)16310
10 Cuba (CUB)1258
11 Czechoslovakia (TCH)1203
12 Peru (PER)0123
 Spain (ESP)0123
14 Netherlands (NED)0112
 South Africa (SAF)0112
16  Switzerland (SUI)0101
 Uruguay (URU)0101
18 Belgium (BEL)0011
 Chile (CHI)0011
 Luxembourg (LUX)0011
 Yugoslavia (YUG)0011
Totals (21 nations)706769206