United Arab Republic at the 1960 Summer Olympics
|Egypt at the
1960 Summer Olympics
(RAU used at these Games)
|NOC||Egyptian Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||74 in 12 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
Egypt and Syria, as the United Arab Republic, competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. Syria was a constituent of the United Arab Republic in 1960, but almost all 74 competitors for the Olympic team were from Egypt. 74 competitors, all men, took part in 34 events in 12 sports.
Avadis Nazarkoukian from Damascus (Damas) was a member of the United Arab Republic (RAU) team at the 1960 Olympics in Rome (Italy), but he did not compete. There were 80 athletes, 9 of whom did not compete.
United Arab Republic Medalists
|Silver||Osman Sayed||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman flyweight (−52 kg)|
|Bronze||Abdel Moneim El-Guindi||Boxing||Men's flyweight (−51 kg)|
Six fencers represented the United Arab Republic in 1960.
- Farid El-Ashmawi, Moustafa Soheim, Mohamed Gamil El-Kalyoubi, Ahmed El-Hamy El-Husseini, Sameh Abdel Rahman, Ahmed Zein El-Abidin
Three shooters represented the United Arab Republic in 1960.
- "United Arab Republic at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-11-07.
- http://www.la84foundation.org/6oic/OfficialReports/1960/OR1960v1.pdf (pages 828-830)
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