Israel at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Israel competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 23 competitors, 17 men and 6 women, took part in 28 events in 7 sports.[2]

Israel at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Israel.svg
IOC codeISR
NOCOlympic Committee of Israel
Websitewww.olympicsil.co.il (in Hebrew and English)
in Rome
Competitors23 in 7 sports
Flag bearerGideon Ariel[1]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

 
Ilana Adir (left) and Ilana Karaszyk prepare to compete in the 1960 Olympics.
Event Participant Result Ref
Women's 100 metres Ilana Adir 6th in Heat 5
Men's Shot Put Gideon Ariel 22nd
Amos Grodzinowsky
  • 6th in Heat 1
  • 4th in Heat 9
  • 6th in Heat 9
Women's Shot Put Ayala Hezroni 17th
Men's Javelin Throw Baruch Feinberg 24th
Yair Pantilat
  • 5th in Heat 1
  • 12th in Heat 3
Men's Long Jump David Kushnir 25th
Ilana Karaszyk
  • 28th
  • 5th in Heat 2

CyclingEdit

Two cyclists, both men, represented Israel in 1960.

Event Participant Result Ref
Men's individual road race Henry Ohayon 39th
Itzhak Ben David DNF

FencingEdit

Two sabre fencers, both men, represented Israel in 1960.

Event Participant Result Ref
Men's sabre Michael Ron 5th in Pool 9
David van Gelder 6th in Pool 12

GymnasticsEdit

Event Participant Result Ref
Ruth Abeles
  • 93rd
  • 79th
  • 100th
  • 55th
  • 108th
Ralli Ben-Yehuda
  • 81st
  • 72nd
  • 96th (tied)
  • 62nd (tied)
  • 86th
Miriam Kara
  • 86th (tied)
  • 83rd
  • 108th
  • 68th
  • 84th

ShootingEdit

 
L-R, Hannan Crystal, trainer Izzy Gilam, and Rafael Peles

Two shooters represented Israel in 1960.

Event Participant Result Ref
Rafael Peles
  • 50th
  • 57th (tied)
Hannan Crystal
  • 48th
  • 71st (tied)

SwimmingEdit

 
Amiram Trauber (right) and Dawn Fraser at the 1960 Olympics
Event Participant Result Ref
Amiram Trauber
  • 6th in Heat 1
  • 5th in Heat 4
  • 6th in Heat 4
Yizthak Lurie
  • 6th in Heat 1
  • 8th in Heat 7
Yoram Shneider
  • 6th in Heat 1
  • 7th in Heat 2
Gershon Shefa
  • 6th in Heat 1
  • 6th in Heat 6

WeightliftingEdit

Event Participant Result Ref
Men's Featherweight Gezi Cohen 19th
Men's Bantamweight Eduard Meron 18th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Israel Archived 28 June 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Israel at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 16 December 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2014.

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