Modern pentathlon at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's individual

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Men's modern pentathlon
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates August 26–31
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ferenc Németh
 Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s) Imre Nagy
 Hungary
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bob Beck
 United States
← 1956
1964 →

The men's modern pentathlon multi-sport event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on August 26–31.

Format[edit]

Riding: The riding event was held on August 26 at Passo Corese. It was contested as an equastrain cross-country steeplechase. Competitors are paired with horses in a random draw 20 minutes before the event.

Fencing: The fencing event was held on August 27 at the Palazzo dei Congressi. It was contested as a single touch épée round-robin tournament.

Shooting: The shooting event was held on August 28 at Umberto I Shooting Range. It was contested as 20 shot 10 metre air pistol.

Swimming: The Swimming event was help on August 30 at the Swimming Stadium. It was contested as a 300 metre freestyle swim.

Running: The running event was held on August 31 at the Acqua Santa Golf Club. It was contested as a 4000 metre cross-country race.

Results[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Riding Fencing Shooting Swimming Running Total Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Ferenc Németh  Hungary 1,009 977 880 990 1,168 5,024
2nd, silver medalist(s) Imre Nagy  Hungary 1,048 1,000 840 935 1,165 4,988
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bob Beck  United States 1,039 977 940 1,010 1,015 4,981
4 András Balczó  Hungary 1,037 885 760 1,075 1,216 4,973
5 Igor Novikov  Soviet Union 982 839 860 1,035 1,246 4,962
6 Nikolay Tatarinov  Soviet Union 1,138 747 820 885 1,168 4,758
7 Stanisław Przybylski  Poland 1,111 747 860 815 1,198 4,731
8 Jack Daniels  United States 1,024 793 900 1,015 985 4,717
9 Kurt Lindeman  Finland 1,027 839 900 830 1,117 4,713
10 Hanno Selg  Soviet Union 967 839 780 925 1,177 4,688
11 Patrick Harvey  Great Britain 1,057 655 920 900 1,147 4,679
12 Berndt Katter  Finland 866 931 900 970 961 4,628
13 Luis Ribera  Argentina 1,153 770 880 955 865 4,623
14 Kazimierz Paszkiewicz  Poland 1,075 563 840 1,010 1,108 4,596
15 Per-Erik Ritzén  Sweden 1,117 724 840 825 1,084 4,590
16 Eero Lohi  Finland 1,036 770 780 905 1,093 4,584
17 Antonio Almada  Mexico 1,129 931 840 975 691 4,566
18 George Lambert  United States 1,165 678 740 975 982 4,540
19 Erhard Minder  Switzerland 1,141 793 820 740 1,033 4,527
20 Kazimierz Mazur  Poland 1,129 586 960 710 1,126 4,511
21 Sture Ericson  Sweden 937 885 640 890 1,114 4,466
22 Sergio Escobedo  Mexico 1,237 793 1,000 690 742 4,462
23 Adriano Facchini  Italy 1,096 632 780 955 949 4,412
24 Donald Cobley  Great Britain 1,036 655 720 865 1,096 4,372
25 Peter Lichtner-Höyer  Austria 1,123 655 800 750 1,015 4,343
26 Peter Little  Great Britain 967 632 760 905 1,030 4,294
27 Justo Botelho  Brazil 718 724 840 940 1,048 4,270
28 Wolfgang Gödicke  United Team of Germany 588 747 860 950 1,117 4,262
29 Gaetano Scala  Italy 940 839 800 865 817 4,261
30 Björn Thofelt  Sweden 1,024 793 880 870 643 4,210
31 Neville Sayers  Australia 1,024 632 820 615 1,114 4,205
32 Wenceslau Malta  Brazil 1,066 586 860 750 919 4,181
33 Werner Vetterli  Switzerland 896 609 840 910 853 4,108
34 Hugh Doherty  Australia 958 517 840 875 907 4,097
35 Kazuhiro Tanaka  Japan 922 517 840 890 916 4,085
36 Carlos Stricker  Argentina 1,081 448 700 925 817 4,021
37 Udo Birnbaum  Austria 1,010 793 640 730 832 4,005
38 Shigeaki Uchino  Japan 571 517 860 845 1,195 3,988
39 Frank Battig  Austria 949 747 680 700 829 3,905
40 Raúl Bauza  Argentina 1,135 724 360 960 709 3,888
41 Giulio Giunta  Italy 662 632 540 965 1,084 3,883
42 André Bernard  France 877 517 800 800 886 3,880
43 José Pérez  Mexico 1,027 517 700 960 670 3,874
44 Joaquín Villalba  Spain 943 494 880 850 700 3,867
45 Christian Beauvalet  France 1,135 724 540 665 799 3,863
46 Peter Macken  Australia 976 517 440 855 1,048 3,836
47 Benny Schmidt  Denmark 994 747 580 540 949 3,810
48 Dietrich Krickow  United Team of Germany 706 701 620 855 898 3,780
49 Rolf Weber  Switzerland 941 609 620 625 952 3,747
50 José Wilson  Brazil 433 448 800 920 919 3,520
51 Fernando Irayzoz  Spain 1,031 425 680 670 580 3,386
52 Okkie van Greunen  South Africa 755 310 680 810 823 3,378
53 Étienne Jalenques  France 968 632 580 725 432 3,337
54 Arsène Pint  Belgium 1,129 425 300 565 823 3,242
55 Ralf Berckhan  United Team of Germany 979 471 0 905 706 3,061
56 Lakdar Bouzid  Tunisia 0 218 620 680 838 2,356
57 Habib Ben Azzabi  Tunisia DQ 356 340 450 532 1,678
58 Ahmed Ennachi  Tunisia DQ 287 380 130 388 1,185
59 Mohamed Ben Checkroun  Morocco 671 - - - - - DNF
60 Naji El-Mekki  Morocco DNF - - - - - DNF

Key: DNF = did not finish

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