Republic of China at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Chinese Taipei at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg
IOC code TPE
(RCF used at these Games)
NOC Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee(Taiwan)
Website www.tpenoc.net (Chinese) (English)
in Rome
Competitors 27 (24 men, 3 women) in 6 sports
Medals
Ranked 32nd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 0 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Republic of China (1932–48)

Taiwan (ROC) 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]

Team of Taiwan in the name of Formosa (abbreviation TWN) right in front of the Team of France at the opening ceremony[4][5][6]

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]

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