New Zealand at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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New Zealand at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IOC code NZL
NOC New Zealand Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.org.nz
in Rome
Competitors 37 in 9 sports
Flag bearer Les Mills
Medals
Ranked 14th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 0 1 3
Officials 11
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Australasia (1908 · 1912)

New Zealand competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 37 competitors, 33 men and 4 women, took part in 28 events in 9 sports.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Snell, PeterPeter Snell Athletics Men's 800 metres 2 September
 Gold Halberg, MurrayMurray Halberg Athletics Men's 5000 metres 2 September
 Bronze Magee, BarryBarry Magee Athletics Men's marathon 10 September

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Field events
Women
Track & road events
Field events

Cycling[edit]

One male cyclist represented New Zealand in 1960.

1000m time trial

Equestrianism[edit]

Jumping Competition

  • Adrian White

Fencing[edit]

One fencer represented New Zealand in 1960.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition

Rowing[edit]

In 1960, seven rowing competitions were held, and New Zealand entered a single rower: James Hill competing in single sculls.[2] The competition was for men only; women would first row at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[3]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
James Hill Single sculls 7:19.64 1 FA Bye 7:23.98 4

Sailing[edit]

Men's Competition

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's Competition

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Freestyle Competition

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "New Zealand Rowing at the 1960 Roma Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Rowing at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 12 September 2016.