From 25th August to 11th September, the 1960 Summer Olympics tournament was scheduled in Rome, Italy. That was the second time Italy had organized that season. Out of 6 nations (Italy, Switzerland, United States, Hungary, Belgium, Mexico, and Japan) – Italy had been awarded this tournament. Before that, Italy hosted its very first Olympics in 1908.
The Rome 1960 Summer Olympic Games was opened by Giovanni Gronchi, was Italian President at that time. Stadio Olimpico was the main stadium of that. Apart from the main venue, there have other thirty-four venues were used in the whole tournament. From the 83 nations, 5,338 athletes participated that season in 150 events in 17 sports.
CBC, American broadcast television has been telecasted the whole season. Additionally, they had provided their live broadcasting service in Canada and Mexico.
Rome 1960 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table
The IOC (International Olympic Committee) has been ranking after every tournament ended up. That ranking system is based on their medals stats.
If you want to see the Rome 1960 Summer Olympics, then you can notice the Soviet Union ranked on 1st with 43 gold medals, 29 silver medals and 31 bronze medals.
The USA ranked in 2nd position with 34 gold medals, 21 silver medals and 16 bronze medals from that season. With getting 13 gold medals, 10 silver medals, and 13 bronze medals – Italy ranked in 3rd position.
Here I created a medal stats table of the Rome 1960 Summer Olympics Results.
|Rank||Nations||Gold Medals||Silver Medals||Bronze Medals||Total|
|4||United Team of Germany||12||19||11||42|
|37||Republic of China||0||1||0||1|
|40||British West Indies||0||0||2||2|
Team Sports Result at the Rome 1960 Summer Olympic Games
From the football sport event of Rome 1960 Summer Olympic Games, Yugoslavia was the champions. On the other side, Denmark titled runners-up and Hungary titled third place on that.
If you look at the basketball sport event, you can see the United States titled champions, Soviet Union titled runners-up and Brazil took third place from that.
Here you see the the team sports results of the Rome 1960 Summer Olympic Games.