United Arab Republic at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Egypt at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg
IOC codeEGY
(RAU used at these Games)
NOCEgyptian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.egyptianolympic.org (in Arabic) (in English)
in Rome
Competitors74 in 12 sports
Medals
Ranked 30th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
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.[1]

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.[2]

United Arab Republic Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Osman Sayed Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman flyweight (−52 kg)
 Bronze Abdel Moneim El-Guindi Boxing Men's flyweight (−51 kg)

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers represented the United Arab Republic in 1960.

Men's foil
Men's team foil

Football[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

United Arab Republic had nine male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1960.[3]

Men's eight

Shooting[edit]

Three shooters represented the United Arab Republic in 1960.

25 m pistol
Trap

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United Arab Republic at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-11-07.
  2. ^ http://www.la84foundation.org/6oic/OfficialReports/1960/OR1960v1.pdf (pages 828-830)
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "United Arab Republic Rowing at the 1960 Roma Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 February 2018.

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