Morocco at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Morocco at the Olympic Games

Flag of Morocco
IOC code  MAR
NOC Moroccan Olympic Committee
Arabic: اللجنة الأولمبية الوطنية المغربية‎‎
Website www.marocolympique.org (French)
At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
Competitors 47 (all men) in 10 sports
Medals
Rank: 32
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Morocco competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 47 competitors, all men, took part in 45 events in 10 sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Morocco took 8 male athletes to the 1960 Olympic Games.[2]

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
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Bouchaib El-Maachi 100 m 10.9 5 Did not advance
200 m 22.3 5 Did not advance
Ahmed Lazreg 800 m 1:55.91 6 Did not advance
Mohamed Saïd 5000 m 14:53.6 10 N/A Did not advance
Rhadi Ben Abdesselam 10,000 m N/A 29:32.00 14
Marathon N/A 2:15:41.6 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Bakir Ben Aissa Marathon N/A 2:21:21.4 8
Allah Saoudi N/A 2:59:41.0 61
Mohamed Zouaki 400 m hurdles 55.65 6 N/A Did not advance
Mohamed Lahcen 3000 m steeplechase 9:29.4 11 N/A Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Morocco took seven boxers to the 1960 Olympic Games, none of whom won a fight.

Athlete Event Round 1 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Abdel Kader Belghiti Flyweight Bye  Gattellari (AUS)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Ahmed Bouazza Bantamweight Bye  Taylor (AUS)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Mohamed Hassan Featherweight  Kirsch (GER)
L 1-4
Did not advance
Abdel Kader Gangani Lightweight Bye  Ito (JPN)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Mohamed Boubekeur Light welterweight Bye  Quartey (GHA)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Mohamed Atmani Welterweight Bye  Aho (FIN)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Moustafa Ben Lahbib Middleweight  Napoleoni (ITA)
L 0-5
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Four cyclists represented Morocco in 1960.

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Mohamed Ben Mohamed Road race 4:21:58 45
Mohamed Ghandora 4:21:58 46
Abdallah Lahoucine 4:25:44 57
Ahmed Omar Did not finish
Time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Mohamed Ben Mohamed
Mohamed Ghandora
Abdallah Lahoucine
Ahmed Omar
Time trial 2:27:41.35 19

Fencing[edit]

Seven fencers represented Morocco in 1960.

Individual Foil[edit]

Round One[edit]

Three fencers from Morocco participated in Round One which was a group stage.

Pool 8[edit]

Team W L TG TR
 Jean Link (LUX) 5 0 25 8
 László Kamuti (HUN) 5 1 27 17
 Brian McCowage (AUS) 4 2 23 21
 Heizaburo Okawa (JPN) 3 3 23 19
 Orvar Lindwall (SWE) 2 3 15 21
 Charles El-Gressy (MAR) 0 5 8 25
 Trần Văn Xuân (VIE) 0 5 12 25

Pool 10[edit]

Team W L TG TR
 Eberhard Mehl (EUA) 5 0 25 5
 Ryszard Parulski (POL) 4 1 24 14
 Albie Axelrod (USA) 3 2 17 16
 Jaime Duque (COL) 1 3 12 17
 Claudio Polledri (SUI) 1 3 13 17
 Abderraouf El-Fassy (MAR) 0 5 7 25

Pool 12[edit]

Team W L TG TR
 Alberto Pellegrino (ITA) 4 0 20 7
 Ion Drîmbă (ROU) 4 1 24 12
 André Verhalle (BEL) 4 1 23 12
 Carl Schwende (CAN) 2 3 18 16
 Brian Hamilton (IRL) 1 3 9 19
 Emilio Echeverry (COL) 1 3 8 18
 Mohamed Ben Joullon (MAR) 0 5 7 25

Team Foil[edit]

Round One[edit]

Morocco participated in Round One which was a group stage. The six fencers representing Morocco were Charles El-Gressy, Abderraouf El-Fassy, Abderrahman Sebti, Abbes Harchi, Mohamed Ben Joullon, Jacques Ben Gualid. Four fencers were selected for each match. Each fencer had four bouts per match.

Pool 8[edit]

Team W L TG TR
 United States (USA) 2 0 25 4
 Poland (POL) 1 1 20 9
 Morocco (MAR) 0 2 0 32

Individual Épée[edit]

Round One[edit]

Three fencers from Morocco participated in Round One which was a group stage.

Pool 1[edit]

Team W
 Jack Guittet (FRA) 4
 Brian Pickworth (NZL) 4
 Bogdan Gonsior (POL) 3
 Emilio Echeverry (COL) 3
 Raoul Barouch (TUN) 1
 Charles El-Gressy (MAR) 0

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Two male pentathletes represented Morocco in 1960.

Individual

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Four shooters represented Morocco in 1960.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morocco at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Morocco at the 1960 Roma Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 

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