Republic of China at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Chinese Taipei at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Republic of China
IOC code  TPE
  (RCF used at these Games)
NOC Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee
Website www.tpenoc.net (Chinese) (English)
At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
Competitors 27 (24 men, 3 women) in 6 sports
Medals
Rank: 32
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
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* As the Republic of China

** As Taiwan
Other related appearances
Republic of China (1932–48)

The Republic of China (Taiwan) competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 27 competitors, 24 men and 3 women, took part in 18 events in 6 sports.[1] The nation won its first ever Olympic medal. The ROC was forced to use the name "Formosa" (formerly the common Western name for the island). In the opening ceremony the athletes marched behind a sign reading "UNDER PROTEST". [2][3]

ROC team at the opening ceremony

Medalists[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Football[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Three shooters represented the Republic of China in 1960.

25 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
Trap

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chinese Taipei at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/2523192/Olympic-opening-ceremonies-through-the-years.html?image=15
  3. ^ Mallon, Bill; Heijmans, Jeroen (2011), Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement (4 ed.), Plymouth, United Kingdom: Scarecrow Press, Inc., p. 78, ISBN 978-0-8108-7249-3 

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