Canada at the 1960 Winter Olympics

Canada competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States. Canada has competed at every Winter Olympic Games.

Canada at the
1960 Winter Olympics
Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg
IOC codeCAN
NOCCanadian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.ca (in English and French)
in Squaw Valley
Competitors44 (34 men, 10 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearerBob Paul
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
4
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Anne Heggtveit Alpine skiing Women's slalom
  Gold Barbara Wagner
Robert Paul
Figure skating Pairs
  Silver Canada men's national ice hockey team (Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen)
Ice hockey Men's competition
  Bronze Donald Jackson Figure skating Men's singles

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Donald Bruneski Downhill 2:19.9 28
Frederick Tommy 2:18.4 27
Jean-Guy Brunet 2:18.2 26
Verne Anderson 2:15.9 22
Jean Lessard Giant Slalom 2:04.7 31
Frederick Tommy 2:00.1 28
Jean-Guy Brunet 1:57.7 26
Verne Anderson 1:56.1 24
Jean-Guy Brunet Slalom 1:26.1 40 1:31.9 36 2:58.0 34
Donald Bruneski 1:19.8 28 1:13.1 24 2:32.9 22
Frederick Tommy 1:18.4 24 1:25.5 30 2:43.9 25
Verne Anderson 1:17.0 19 1:12.3 22 2:29.3 19
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Elizabeth Greene Downhill 1:53.3 32
Nancy Greene 1:48.3 22
Nancy Holland 1:45.2 17
Anne Heggtveit 1:42.9 12
Nancy Holland Giant Slalom 1:48.7 29
Elizabeth Greene 1:48.4 28
Nancy Greene 1:47.4 26
Anne Heggtveit 1:42.1 12
Nancy Greene Slalom 1:09.4 36 1:08.6 30 2:18.0 31
Elizabeth Greene 1:06.0 32 1:04.4 25 2:10.4 24
Nancy Holland 1:01.6 22 59.5 9 2:01.1 12
Anne Heggtveit 54.0 1 55.6 2 1:49.6  

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Irvin Servold 59:42.0 47
Clarence Servold 57:04.7 35
30 km Irvin Servold 2'11:50.4 40
Clarence Servold 2'06:37.9 36
50 km Clarence Servold DNF

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Donald McPherson 13 7 1279.7 83 10
Donald Jackson 4 2 1401.0 31  
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Wendy Griner 13 8 1275.0 98 12
Sandra Tewkesbury 10 9 1296.1 78 10
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Rank
Maria Jelinek
Otto Jelinek
75.9 26 4
Barbara Wagner
Robert Paul
80.4 7  

Ice hockeyEdit

Canada was represented by the Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen, which also represented Canada at the 1956 Winter Olympics (bronze medal). The Dutchmen are the only self-contained club team to represent Canada at two different Olympics.

Group AEdit

Top two teams (shaded ones) from each group advanced to the final round and played for 1st-6th places, other teams played in the consolation round.

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1   Canada 2 2 0 0 24 3 4
2   Sweden 2 1 1 0 21 5 2
3   Japan 2 0 2 0 1 38 0
  • Canada 5-2 Sweden
  • Canada 19-1 Japan

Final roundEdit

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1   United States 5 5 0 0 29 11 10
2   Canada   5 4 1 0 31 12 8
3   Soviet Union 5 2 2 1 24 19 5
4   Czechoslovakia 5 2 3 0 21 23 4
5   Sweden 5 1 3 1 19 19 3
6   Germany 5 0 5 0 5 45 0
  • Canada 12-0 Germany (UTG)
  • Canada 4-0 Czechoslovakia
  • USA 2-1 Canada
  • Canada 6-5 Sweden
  • Canada 8-5 USSR

Leading scorersEdit

Rk Team GP G A Pts
1st   Fred Etcher 7 9 12 21
2nd   Bob Attersley 7 6 12 18
5th   George Samolenko 7 8 4 12
11th   Floyd Martin 7 6 6 12
Silver:
Bob Attersley
Maurice Benoît
James Connelly
Jack Douglas
Fred Etcher
Robert Forhan
Don Head
Harold Hurley
Ken Laufman
Floyd Martin
Robert McKnight
Cliff Pennington
Donald Rope
Bobby Rousseau
George Samolenko
Harry Sinden
Darryl Sly

Nordic combinedEdit

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Clarence Servold Individual 42.5 47.0 144.0 32 58:49.1 238.710 2 382.710 28
Irvin Servold 48.0 56.5 177.5 29 1'03:07.3 222.065 18 399.565 25

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Alois Moser Normal hill 62.0 71.4 45 64.0 79.7 43 151.1 44
Jacques Charland 76.5 91.0 35 73.5 95.3 35 186.3 33
Gerry Gravelle 79.5 94.4 30 70.0 91.0 39 185.4 34

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Larry Mason 44.7 41
Ralf Olin 43.1 30
Johnny Sands 42.8 27
1500 m Larry Mason 2:35.3 45
Johnny Sands 2:28.4 43
Ralf Olin 2:23.5 36
5000 m Larry Mason 9:23.5 37
Ralf Olin 8:36.8 28
10,000 m Ralf Olin 17:50.9 27
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Margaret Robb 50.0 17
Doreen Ryan 47.7 9
1000 m Margaret Robb 1:45.8 19
Doreen Ryan 1:38.1 13
1500 m Margaret Robb 2:48.6 20
Doreen Ryan 2:34.5 13
3000 m Margaret Robb 5:43.5 16
Doreen Ryan 5:39.7 14

Official OutfitterEdit

HBC was the official outfitter of clothing for members of the Canadian Olympic team.

ReferencesEdit