Soviet Union at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Soviet Union at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Soviet Union (dark version).svg
IOC codeURS
NOCSoviet Olympic Committee
in Rome
Competitors283 (233 men, 50 women)[1] in 17 sports
Flag bearerYury Vlasov
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
43
Silver
29
Bronze
31
Total
103
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Estonia (1920–1936, 1992–)
 Latvia (1924–1936, 1992–)
 Lithuania (1924–1928, 1992–)
 Unified Team (1992)
 Armenia (1994–)
 Belarus (1994–)
 Georgia (1994–)
 Kazakhstan (1994–)
 Kyrgyzstan (1994–)
 Moldova (1994–)
 Russia (1994–)
 Ukraine (1994–)
 Uzbekistan (1994–)
 Azerbaijan (1996–)
 Tajikistan (1996–)
 Turkmenistan (1996–)

The Soviet Union (USSR) competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 283 competitors, 233 men and 50 women, took part in 145 events in 17 sports.[2]

Medalists[edit]

The USSR finished first in the final medal rankings, with 43 gold and 103 total medals.

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's flyweight (– 51 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

13 male cyclists represented the Soviet Union in 1960.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000 m time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

21 fencers, 15 men and 6 women, represented the Soviet Union in 1960.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented the Soviet Union in 1960. In the team event, they won the silver medal.

Individual
Team
  • Igor Novikov
  • Nikolay Tatarinov
  • Hanno Selg

Rowing[edit]

The Soviet Union had 25 male rowers participate in seven rowing events in 1960.[3]

Men's single sculls – 1st place (Med 1.png Gold medal)
Men's double sculls – 2nd place (Med 2.png Silver medal)
Men's coxless pair – 1st place (Med 1.png Gold medal)
Men's coxed pair – 2nd place (Med 2.png Silver medal)
Men's coxless four – 3rd place (Med 3.png Bronze medal)
Men's coxed four – 4th place
Men's eight

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Ten shooters represented the Soviet Union in 1960. Between them, they won three bronze medals, two silvers and two golds.

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

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Medals by republic[edit]

In the following table for team events number of team representatives, who received medals are counted, not "one medal for all the team", as usual. Because there were people from different republics in one team.

RankRepublicGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Russian SFSR393130100
2 Ukrainian SSR1611633
3 Byelorussian SSR4228
4 Georgian SSR25310
5 Armenian SSR1214
6 Latvian SSR0426
7 Lithuanian SSR0213
8 Azerbaijan SSR0202
 Estonian SSR0202
10 Moldavian SSR0101
 Turkmen SSR0101
Totals (11 republics)626345170

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The USSR and Olympism" (PDF). Olympic Review. International Olympic Committee (84): 530–557. October 1974. Retrieved 28 March 2008.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Soviet Union at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Soviet Union Rowing at the 1960 Roma Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 27 June 2015.

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