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1960 Summer Olympics
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1960 Summer Olympics

See also: 1960 Summer Paralympics
The Games of the XVII Olympiad were held in 1960 in Rome, Italy. Rome had been awarded the organisation of the 1908 Summer Olympics, but had to decline and pass the honours to London. This time, they beat Lausanne, Detroit, Budapest, Brussels, Mexico City and Tokyo.

Games of the XVII Olympiad
Nations participating83
Athletes participating5,348 (4,738 men, 610 women)
Events150 in 17 sports
Opening ceremoniesAugust 25, 1960
Closing ceremoniesSeptember 11, 1960
Officially opened byGiovanni Gronchi
Athlete's OathAdolfo Consolini
Judge's Oath:-
Olympic TorchGiancarlo Peris

Table of contents
1 Highlights
2 Medals awarded
3 Medal count
4 References

Highlights

Medals awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal count

PosCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal

References

Internal links

External links

Bibliography


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