Sweden at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 134 competitors, 115 men and 19 women, took part in 100 events in 15 sports.[1]

Sweden at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
(SVE used at these Games)
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Rome
Competitors134 (115 men and 19 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearerWilliam Grut
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Sven-Olov Sjödelius,
Gert Fredriksson
Canoeing Men's K2 1000 m
  Silver John Ljunggren Athletics Men's 50 km Walk
  Silver Jane Cederqvist Swimming Women's 400 m Freestyle
  Bronze Gert Fredriksson Canoeing Men's K1 1000 m
  Bronze Gustav Freij Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's Lightweight
  Bronze Hans Antonsson Wrestling Men's Freestyle Middleweight

AthleticsEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Four cyclists, all male, represented Sweden in 1960.

Individual road race
Team time trial

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

Seven fencers, six men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1960.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Women's foil

GymnasticsEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1960.

Individual
Team
  • Per-Erik Ritzén
  • Sture Ericson
  • Björn Thofelt

RowingEdit

Sweden had 12 male rowers participate in four out of seven rowing events in 1960.[2]

Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Nine shooters represented Sweden in 1960.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Sweden 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.