Australia at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Australia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Australia
IOC code  AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympics.com.au
At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
Competitors 189 (160 men, 29 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Alex Sturrock (opening)
Medals
Rank: 5
Gold
8
Silver
8
Bronze
6
Total
22
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* with New Zealand as Australasia
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Australia competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 189 competitors, 160 men and 29 women, took part in 122 events in 17 sports.1 Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Medalists

Med 1.png Gold

Med 2.png Silver

Med 3.png Bronze

Athletics

Women's 800 metres

  • Dixie Willis
    • Heat — 2:05.9
    • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Diving

Equestrianism

Fencing

11 fencers, 9 men and 2 women, represented Australia in 1960.

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

Gymnastics

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathlete represented Australia in 1960.

Individual
Team
  • Neville Sayers
  • Hugh Doherty
  • Peter Macken

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Water polo

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Australia at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 







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