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Rome 1960

Opening Ceremony 25 Aug 1960
Closing Ceremony 11 Sep 1960
Host City Rome
Country Italy
Nations Participating 83
Athletes 5338
Events 150
Sports/Disciplines 8

Description

The Games are given a Roman makeover as events are held in venues rich with ancient history, Rome finally got its chance to stage the Olympic Games, 54 years after Italy had to give up hosting the Games. The Italians made the most of their ancient history, holding the wrestling competition in the Basilica of Maxentius and gymnastics in the Caracalla Baths.

ASIAN MEDAL STANDINGS

Country Total Rank By Total
Japan 4 7 8 19 1
Islamic Republic of Iran 0 1 3 4 2
Pakistan 1 0 1 2 3
Chinese Taipei 0 1 0 1 4
India 0 1 0 1 4
Iraq 0 0 1 1 4
Singapore 0 1 0 1 4