1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners Olympic Athletes

1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1960 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1960 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1960 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. List includes Muhammad Ali, Boris Shakhlin and more.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1960 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.
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    Abdon Pamich Men's 50km walk

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    Abebe Bikila is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

    Abebe Bikila Men's Marathon

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    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Flyweight -52kg

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    Al Oerter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

    Al Oerter Men's Discus throw

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    Albert Azaryan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

    Albert Azaryan Men's Rings

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    Aleksandr Kurynov Men's Weightlifting, Middleweight 67.5-75kg

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    Aleksei Gushchin Men's 50m pistol

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    Women's 200m breaststroke

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    Antonina Seredina Women's K-1 500m (kayak single)

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    Men's Weightlifting^! Light Heavyweight 75-82.5kg, Men's Weightlifting^!

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    Men's Athletics^! 100m

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    Avtandil Koridze Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Lightweight 62-67 kg

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    Bill Mulliken Men's 200m breaststroke

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    Men's Shot put

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    Bohumil Němeček is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

    Bohumil Němeček Men's Boxing, Light Welterweight 60-63.5

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    Men's boxing^! Light Middleweight 67-71kg

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    Men's Gymnastics^! individual all-round, Men's Horizontal bar, Men's Rings ...

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    Women's 100m butterfly

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    Men's Weightlifting^! Bantamweight -56kg

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    Chris von Saltza Women's 100m freestyle, Women's 400m freestyle

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    Men's Shot put

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    Dana Zátopková is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

    Dana Zátopková Women's Javelin throw

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    Men's 100m backstroke

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    Dawn Fraser is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

    Dawn Fraser Women's 100m freestyle, Women's 400m freestyle

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    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling^! Middleweight 73-79kg

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    Men's Pole vault

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    Don Thompson Men's 50km walk

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    Men's Freestyle Wrestling^! 67-73kg

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    Men's Greco Roman Wrestling - 52 kg

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    Men's Boxing, Middleweight 71-75kg

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    Elvīra Ozoliņa Women's Javelin throw

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    Women's Long jump

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    Men's Freestyle Wrestling^! Lightweight 63-70kg, Men's Freestyle ...

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    Men's K-1 1000m (kayak single)

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    Men's Pommel horse

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    Women's Balance Beam

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    Ferenc Németh Men's Modern pentathlon

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    Francesco Musso Men's Boxing, Featherweight 54 - 57 kg

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    Franco De Piccoli Men's Boxing, Heavyweight +81

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    Men's Floor exercises, Men's Parallel bars, Men's Rings

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    Olympic trap

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    Men's 3 metre springboard, Men's 10 metre platform

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    George O'Day

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    Gert Fredriksson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

    Gert Fredriksson Men's K1 10^!000m Kayak Singles, Men's K-1 1000m (kayak single)

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    Men's Freestyle Wrestling^! Light Heavyweight 79-87kg, Men's Freestyle ...

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    Men's Épée individual

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    Givi Kartozia Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling^! Light Heavyweight 79-87kg, Men's Greco-Roman ...

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    Glenn Davis Men's Athletics, 400m hurdles

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    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling^! Lightweight 62-67 kg

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    Men's Boxing^! Flyweight - 51

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