Rome 1960
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.
XVII Summer Olympic Games  Rome 1960
Opening Ceremony 25 Aug 1960
Closing Ceremony 11 Sep 1960
Host City Rome
Country Italy
Nations Participating 83
Athletes Female 611 Male 4727
Events 150
Disciplines 8
Asian Medal Standings
Rank Country G S B T RT
1 JPN Japan
4 7 8 19 1
2 PAK Pakistan
1 0 1 2 3
3 IRI Iran
0 1 3 4 2
4 TPE Chinese Taipei
0 1 0 1 4
4 SIN Singapore
0 1 0 1 4
4 IND India
0 1 0 1 4
7 IRQ Iraq
0 0 1 1 4

    Total: 5 11 13 29  
Legend
G - Gold      S - Silver      B - Bronze     T - Total      RT - Rank by Total
Note
Rank by Total is calculated by total number of Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals.
  

Emblem

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Emblem, Rome 1960

It is made up of the Olympic rings above a Roman she-wolf, from which Remus an

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