1970 Summer Universiade

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VI Summer Universiade
Nations participating 58
Athletes participating 2,084
Events 9 sports
Opening ceremony August 26
Closing ceremony September 6
Officially opened by Giuseppe Saragat
Main venue Stadio Comunale

The 1970 Summer Universiade, also known as the VI Summer Universiade, took place in Turin, Italy.

After the city of Lisbon (Portugal) declined to host the 1969 Universiade, the games were assigned to Turin to be held next year.[1]

Sports at the 1970 Summer Universiade[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 26 17 15 58
2  United States 22 18 11 51
3  East Germany 8 3 4 15
4  Italy 4 4 6 14
5  Japan 3 7 5 15
6  Hungary 3 6 6 15
7  West Germany 3 6 4 13
8  United Kingdom 3 4 7 14
9  Poland 3 1 5 9
10  Yugoslavia 3 1 1 5
11  Netherlands 1 1 2 4
12  Austria 1 1 1 3
12  Bulgaria 1 1 1 3
14  France 1 0 4 5
15  Romania 0 4 2 6
16  Cuba 0 2 2 4
17  Australia 0 1 0 1
17  Czechoslovakia 0 1 0 1
17  Greece 0 1 0 1
17  Sweden 0 1 0 1
21  Canada 0 0 1 1
21  South Korea 0 0 1 1
21  Madagascar 0 0 1 1
21  Panama 0 0 1 1
Total 82 80 80 242

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FISU history". www.fisu.net. Retrieved 2016-04-11.