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Boxing at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Italy and the United States dominated boxing at the 1960 Summer Olympics, winning three gold medals for each country. Two of the gold medalists later became Hall of Fame world champions in professional boxing: Cassius Clay (later known as Muhammad Ali) and Nino Benvenuti.[1]


Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Italy)

1  Italy*3317
2  United States3014
3  Poland1337
4  Soviet Union1225
5  Czechoslovakia1012
6  Hungary1001
7  South Africa0112
8  Ghana0101
9  Great Britain0033
10  Australia0022
11  Argentina0011
  United Team of Germany0011
Totals (16 nations)10102040


  1. ^ "Boxing at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 November 2018.

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