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. As the country hosted the next Olympics in Tokyo, a Japanese segment was performed at the closing ceremony.
|Japan at the|
1960 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Japanese Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||162 (142 men and 20 women) in 17 sports|
|Flag bearer||Takashi Ono|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Five male cyclists represented Japan in 1960.
Five fencers, all men, represented Japan in 1960.
Two male pentathletes represented Japan in 1960.
Eight shooters represented Japan in 1960. Yoshihisa Yoshikawa won a bronze medal in the 50 metre pistol event.
|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|
|Mitsuo Yamane||Trap||?||AC||Did not advance|
|Yoshihisa Yoshikawa||50 m pistol||N/A||552|
- "Japan at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 August 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
- 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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