Israel at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Israel at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Israel.svg
IOC codeISR
NOCOlympic Committee of Israel
Websitewww.olympic.one.co.il (in Hebrew) (in English)
in Rome
Competitors23 in 7 sports
Flag bearerGideon Ariel[1]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Israel competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 23 competitors, 17 men and 6 women, took part in 28 events in 7 sports.[2]

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Ilana Adir (left) and Ilana Karaszyk prepare to compete in the 1960 Olympics.
Event Participant Result Ref
Women's 100 metres Ilana Adir 6th in Heat 5
Men's Shot Put Gideon Ariel 22nd
Amos Grodzinowsky
  • 6th in Heat 1
  • 4th in Heat 9
  • 6th in Heat 9
Women's Shot Put Ayala Hezroni 17th
Men's Javelin Throw Baruch Feinberg 24th
Yair Pantilat
  • 5th in Heat 1
  • 12th in Heat 3
Men's Long Jump David Kushnir 25th
Ilana Karaszyk
  • 28th
  • 5th in Heat 2

Cycling[edit]

Two cyclists, both men, represented Israel in 1960.

Event Participant Result Ref
Men's individual road race Henry Ohayon 39th
Itzhak Ben David DNF

Fencing[edit]

Two sabre fencers, both men, represented Israel in 1960.

Event Participant Result Ref
Men's sabre Michael Ron 5th in Pool 9
David van Gelder 6th in Pool 12

Gymnastics[edit]

Event Participant Result Ref
Ruth Abeles
  • 93rd
  • 79th
  • 100th
  • 55th
  • 108th
Ralli Ben-Yehuda
  • 81st
  • 72nd
  • 96th (tied)
  • 62nd (tied)
  • 86th
Miriam Kara
  • 86th (tied)
  • 83rd
  • 108th
  • 68th
  • 84th

Shooting[edit]

L-R, Hannan Crystal, trainer Izzy Gilam, and Rafael Peles

Two shooters represented Israel in 1960.

Event Participant Result Ref
Rafael Peles
  • 50th
  • 57th (tied)
Hannan Crystal
  • 48th
  • 71st (tied)

Swimming[edit]

Amiram Trauber (right) and Dawn Fraser at the 1960 Olympics
Event Participant Result Ref
Amiram Trauber
  • 6th in Heat 1
  • 5th in Heat 4
  • 6th in Heat 4
Yizthak Lurie
  • 6th in Heat 1
  • 8th in Heat 7
Yoram Shneider
  • 6th in Heat 1
  • 7th in Heat 2
Gershon Shefa
  • 6th in Heat 1
  • 6th in Heat 6

Weightlifting[edit]

Event Participant Result Ref
Men's Featherweight Gezi Cohen 19th
Men's Bantamweight Eduard Meron 18th

References[edit]

  1. ^ Israel Archived 28 June 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Israel at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 16 December 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2014.

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