Japan at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Japan competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 162 competitors, 142 men and 20 women, took part in 96 events in 17 sports.[1] As the country hosted the next Olympics in Tokyo, a Japanese segment was performed at the closing ceremony.

Japan at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Japan (1870–1999).svg
IOC codeJPN
NOCJapanese Olympic Committee
Websitewww.joc.or.jp (in Japanese and English)
in Rome
Competitors162 (142 men and 20 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearerTakashi Ono
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
4
Silver
7
Bronze
7
Total
18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

CyclingEdit

Five male cyclists represented Japan in 1960.

Individual road race
1000m time trial
Team pursuit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

Five fencers, all men, represented Japan in 1960.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Two male pentathletes represented Japan in 1960.

Individual

RowingEdit

Japan had 14 male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1960.[2]

Men's coxed four
Men's eight

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Eight shooters represented Japan in 1960. Yoshihisa Yoshikawa won a bronze medal in the 50 metre pistol event.

Men
Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Yukio Inokuma Men's 50 metre rifle prone 384 12 Q 586 6
Takao Ishii Men's 50 metre rifle three positions 538 24 Q 1110 30
Men's 50 metre rifle prone 385 13 Q 582 20
Kenichi Kumagai Trap 85 33 Q 178 21
Tadao Matsui 50 m pistol N/A 540 12
Osamu Ochiai 25 m rapid fire pistol N/A 565 35
Fumio Ryosenan N/A 569 30
Mitsuo Yamane Trap ? AC Did not advance
Yoshihisa Yoshikawa 50 m pistol N/A 552  

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 August 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Japan Rowing at the 1960 Roma Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 26 February 2018.

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