Malaya at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Malaysia at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Malaya.svg
IOC code MAS
(MAL used at these Games)
NOC Olympic Council of Malaysia
Website (English)
in Rome
Competitors 9 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Shahrudin Mohamed Ali[1]
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 North Borneo (1956)

Federation of Malaya competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. Nine competitors, all men, took part in eleven events in four sports.[2] It was the second Olympic appearance by the nation, which expanded and was renamed as Malaysia in 1963.


  • 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
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Track events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Shahrudin Mohamed Ali 100 m 11.11 6 Did not advance
Shahrudin Mohamed Ali 200 m 22.40 4 Did not advance
Mani Jegathesan 400 m 48.56 4 Did not advance
Field event
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Kaimaruddin Maidin Long jump 6.74 43 Did not advance


Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Chan Kooi Chye 50 m rifle prone 370 76 Did not advance
Ong Hock Eng Trap Did not advance


Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Fong Seow Jit 100 m freestyle 1:03.4 7 Did not advance
Fong Seow Jit 400 m freestyle 5:07.3 6 N/A Did not advance
Fong Seow Hor 200 m butterfly 2:56.4 7 Did not advance


Athlete Event Military press Snatch Clean & jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Chung Kum Weng Featherweight 92.5 13 97.5 10 125.0 12 315.0 11
Kuan King Lam Light heavyweight 112.5 21 115.0 15 142.5 19 370.0 18


  1. ^ "Malaya". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Malaya at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 

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