Soviet Union at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Soviet Union at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Soviet Union (1955-1980).svg
IOC code URS
NOC Soviet Olympic Committee
in Tokyo
Competitors 317 (254 men, 63 women)[1] in 19 sports
Flag bearer Yury Vlasov
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
30 31 35 96
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 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 317 competitors, 254 men and 63 women, took part in 154 events in 19 sports.[2] The use of both the English alphabet and abbreviations threw it directly behind the USA in the Parade of Nations.

Medalists[edit]

The USSR finished second in the final medal rankings, with 30 gold and 96 total medals.

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Twelve cyclists represented the Soviet Union in 1964.

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

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented the Soviet Union in 1964.

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]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathlete represented the Soviet Union in 1964. The team won gold, Albert Mokeyev won an individual bronze and Igor Novikov won an individual silver.

Individual
Team
  • Igor Novikov
  • Albert Mokeyev
  • Viktor Mineyev

Rowing[edit]

The Soviet Union had 26 male rowers participate in seven rowing events in 1964.[3]

Men's single sculls – 1st place (Med 1.png gold medal)
Men's double sculls – 1st place (Med 1.png gold medal)
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair – 4th place
Men's coxless four – 7th place
Men's coxed four – 5th place
Men's eight – 5th place

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Ten shooters represented the Soviet Union in 1964. Shota Kveliashvili won a silver in the 300 m rifle, three positions and Pāvels Seničevs won a silver in the trap event.

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

Swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's team competition
  • Round robin
  • Defeated Romania (3–0)
  • Defeated Netherlands (3–0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3–0)
  • Defeated Hungary (3–0)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3–2)
  • Lost to Japan (1–3)
  • Defeated United States (3–0)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3–0)
  • Defeated Brazil (3–0) → Med 1.png gold medal
  • Team roster
Women's team competition
  • Round robin
  • Defeated Romania (3–0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3–0)
  • Defeated Poland (3–0)
  • Defeated United States (3–0)
  • Lost to Japan (0–3) → Med 2.png silver medal
  • Team roster

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The USSR and Olympism" (PDF). Olympic Review. International Olympic Committee (84): 530–557. October 1974. Retrieved 2008-03-28. 
  2. ^ "Soviet Union at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-21. 
  3. ^ "Soviet Union Rowing at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2015-06-28. 

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