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Soviet Union at the 1964 Summer Olympics

The Soviet Union (USSR) competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 317 competitors, 254 men and 63 women, took part in 154 events in 19 sports.[2]

Soviet Union at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Soviet Union (dark version).svg
IOC codeURS
NOCSoviet Olympic Committee
in Tokyo
Competitors317 (254 men, 63 women)[1] in 19 sports
Flag bearer Yury Vlasov
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
30
Silver
31
Bronze
35
Total
96
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Estonia (1920–1936, 1992–)
 Latvia (1924–1936, 1992–)
 Lithuania (1924–1928, 1992–)
 Unified Team (1992)
 Armenia (1994–)
 Belarus (1994–)
 Georgia (1994–)
 Kazakhstan (1994–)
 Kyrgyzstan (1994–)
 Moldova (1994–)
 Russia (1994–)
 Ukraine (1994–)
 Uzbekistan (1994–)
 Azerbaijan (1996–)
 Tajikistan (1996–)
 Turkmenistan (1996–)

MedalistsEdit

The USSR finished second in the final medal rankings, with 30 gold and 96 total medals.

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathlete represented the Soviet Union in 1964. The team won gold, Albert Mokeyev won an individual bronze and Igor Novikov won an individual silver.

Individual
Team
  • Igor Novikov
  • Albert Mokeyev
  • Viktor Mineyev

RowingEdit

The Soviet Union had 26 male rowers participate in seven rowing events in 1964.[3]

Men's single sculls – 1st place (  gold medal)
Men's double sculls – 1st place (  gold medal)
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair – 4th place
Men's coxless four – 7th place
Men's coxed four – 5th place
Men's eight – 5th place

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

VolleyballEdit

Men's team competition
  • Round robin
  • Defeated Romania (3–0)
  • Defeated Netherlands (3–0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3–0)
  • Defeated Hungary (3–0)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (3–2)
  • Lost to Japan (1–3)
  • Defeated United States (3–0)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3–0)
  • Defeated Brazil (3–0) →   gold medal
  • Team roster
Women's team competition
  • Round robin
  • Defeated Romania (3–0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3–0)
  • Defeated Poland (3–0)
  • Defeated United States (3–0)
  • Lost to Japan (0–3) →   silver medal
  • Team roster

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The USSR and Olympism" (PDF). Olympic Review. International Olympic Committee (84): 530–557. October 1974. Retrieved 28 March 2008.
  2. ^ "Soviet Union at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Soviet Union Rowing at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 June 2015.

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