Kenya at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Kenya at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of British East Africa.svg
IOC code KEN
NOC National Olympic Committee of Kenya
in Rome
Competitors 27 in 4 sports
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Colony and Protectorate of Kenya competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 27 competitors, all men, took part in 13 events in 4 sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men

Track & road events

Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Seraphino Antao 100 m 10.64 1 Q 10.61 3 Q 10.72 6 Did not advance
200 m 21.44 1 Q 21.43 4 Did not advance
110 m hurdles 15.13 5 Did not advance
Bartonjo Rotich 400 m 47.89 3 Q 47.97 7 Did not advance
400 m hurdles 51.39 2 Q N/A 51.97 5 Did not advance
Nyandika Maiyoro 5000 m 14:06.29 3 Q N/A 13:53.25 6
Arere Anentia 10,000 m N/A 30:01.00 19
Kanuti Sum Marathon N/A 2:46:55.2 59

Hockey[edit]

Roster[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Group C[edit]

August 29
10:00
Kenya  1–0 (0–0)  Germany
H. Fernandes 45'
Stadio dei Marmi
Umpires:
Burgess (GBR), H. Singh (IND)

September 1
15:00
Kenya  7–0 (3–0)  Italy
E. Fernandes 14'
H. Fernandes 17', 64', 65'
Sohal 24', 48'
Pianesi 42' (OG)
Olympic Velodrome
Umpires:
Bernet (SUI), Harasta (AUT)

September 3
16:30
Kenya  0–0 (0–0)  France
Olympic Velodrome
Umpires:
H. Singh (IND), Burgess (GBR)
Group standings
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 Kenya 3 2 1 0 8 0 5
 Germany 3 2 0 1 10 1 4
 France 3 1 1 1 2 5 3
 Italy 3 0 0 3 0 14 0

Play Offs[edit]

Quarter Final[edit]

September 5
15:00
Great Britain  2–1 (0–1)  Kenya
Saunders 36', 115' Sohal 22'
Olympic Velodrome
Umpires:
G. Singh (IND), Ghosh (IND)

Winning goal scored in sixth period of extra time.

Classification Matches[edit]

Fifth to eighth place[edit]

September 8
16:30
Australia  1–1 (0–0)  Kenya
Crossman 40' Deol 63'
Olympic Velodrome
Umpires:
Elgershuizen (NED), Glichitch (FRA)

The match was suspended due to darkness after 40 minutes of extra time, ending in a 1–1 draw; Australia was initially awarded the match by a coin toss, but after an appeal by Kenya, the match was declared a draw and a replay was ordered.

September 10
16:30
Australia  2–1 (0–0)  Kenya
Evans 64', 69' Panaser 42'
Campo Tre Fontane
Umpires:
Elgershuizen (NED), Van Ballgoijen de Jong (NED)

Kenya   Germany

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Germany was unable to play in the match against Kenya, so the match was scratched and both teams were awarded seventh place.

Sailing[edit]

Three Kenyan sailors competed in two different disciplines in the Olympic Regatta in Naples.

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Daniel MacKenzie Finn 25 21 26 28 34 16 25 1,686 29
Anthony Bentley-Buckle
Ronald Blaker
Flying Dutchman 8 14 DNF 13 15 18 19 2,680 20

Shooting[edit]

Three shooters represented Kenya in 1960.

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Edward Penn 50m pistol 340 41 Q 521 40
Charles Trotter 50m rifle, prone 381 48 Q 574 37
Petrus Visagie 383 37 Q 571 43

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kenya at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 30 June 2015. 

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