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Rome 1960 Olympic Medals Table


Scheduled from 25 August to 11 September 1960, the 1920 Summer Olympics took place in Rome, Italy. It had a total of 5,338 athletes from 83 countries participating in 150 events in 17 sports. One of the most stunning features about these Games was that it saw Iraq winning an Olympic medal for the very first time. The nation's Abdul Wahid Aziz won a bronze medal in men's weightlifting.

As per the medals count, USSR(Soviet Union) stood on the first position by winning 43 gold, 29 silver and 31 bronze medals with USA and the host nation Italy occupying the second and third positions respectively. While athletes from 44 countries were successful in winning at least one medal, 39 countries weren't successful in winning any medal. Countries including the Republic of China, British West Indies, Iraq, Ghana, Singapore, Ethiopia and Morocco won the first Olympics medals in the history of Games. Two extra gold medals were awarded in the men's pommel horse and long horse vault events in gymnastics. This was done due to existence of ties. Similarly, an additional bronze medal was awarded in the Rings event. In the boxing events, two bronze medals were awarded in each weight class, leading to an increase in the total number of bronze medals as compared to the sum of gold and silver medals.



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Last Updated : July 22, 2016




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