1961 Summer Universiade

The 1961 Summer Universiade, also known as the II Summer Universiade, was an international sporting event for university students that took place in Sofia, Bulgaria.

II Summer Universiade
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Host citySofia, Bulgaria
Nations participating32
Athletes participating1.270
Events9 sports
Opening ceremonyAugust 25
Closing ceremonySeptember 3
Officially opened byDimitar Ganev
Main venueVasil Levski Stadium

Sports at the 1961 Summer UniversiadeEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Bulgaria)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)2123751
2  Japan (JPN)95418
3  Hungary (HUN)82818
4  Romania (ROU)66921
5  Yugoslavia (YUG)4206
6  Czechoslovakia (TCH)36817
7  West Germany (FRG)341219
8  Poland (POL)34411
9  Italy (ITA)3025
10  Bulgaria (BUL)*25714
11  Great Britain (GBR)25411
12  South Africa (SAF)1102
  Sweden (SWE)1102
14  Ireland (IRL)1012
15  Cuba (CUB)1001
16  Austria (AUT)0213
17   Switzerland (SUI)0202
18  Belgium (BEL)0101
Totals (18 nations)686967204