Sweden at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Sweden at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish) (in English)
in Rome
Competitors134 (115 men and 19 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearerWilliam Grut
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Sweden competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 134 competitors, 115 men and 19 women, took part in 100 events in 15 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Sven-Olov Sjödelius,
Gert Fredriksson
Canoeing Men's K2 1000 m
 Silver John Ljunggren Athletics Men's 50 km Walk
 Silver Jane Cederqvist Swimming Women's 400 m Freestyle
 Bronze Gert Fredriksson Canoeing Men's K1 1000 m
 Bronze Gustav Freij Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's Lightweight
 Bronze Hans Antonsson Wrestling Men's Freestyle Middleweight

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Four cyclists, all male, represented Sweden in 1960.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Seven fencers, six men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1960.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1960.

Individual
Team
  • Per-Erik Ritzén
  • Sture Ericson
  • Björn Thofelt

Rowing[edit]

Sweden had 12 male rowers participate in four out of seven rowing events in 1960.[2]

Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Nine shooters represented Sweden in 1960.

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

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Sweden Rowing at the 1960 Roma Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 February 2018.