Republic of China at the 1960 Summer Olympics
|Republic of China at the|
1960 Summer Olympics
(RCF used at these Games)
|NOC||Republic of China Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||27 (24 men, 3 women) in 6 sports|
|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. 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".
Three shooters represented the Republic of China in 1960.
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