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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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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Ahmet Bilek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ahmet Bilek 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 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aleksandr Kurynov Men's Weightlifting, Middleweight 67.5-75kg

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Aleksei Gushchin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aleksei Gushchin Men's 50m pistol

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Anita Lonsborough is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Anita Lonsborough Women's 200m breaststroke

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Antonina Seredina is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Antonina Seredina Women's K-1 500m (kayak single)

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Arkady Vorobyov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Arkady Vorobyov Men's Weightlifting, Light Heavyweight 75-82.5kg, Men's Weightlifting

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Armin Hary is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Armin Hary Men's Athletics, 100m

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Avtandil Koridze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Avtandil Koridze Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Lightweight 62-67 kg

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Bill Mulliken is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bill Mulliken Men's 200m breaststroke

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Bill Nieder is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bill Nieder 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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Boris Lagutin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Boris Lagutin Men's boxing, Light Middleweight 67-71kg

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Boris Shakhlin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Boris Shakhlin Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round, Men's Horizontal bar

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Carolyn Schuler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Carolyn Schuler Women's 100m butterfly

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Charles Vinci is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Charles Vinci Men's Weightlifting, Bantamweight -56kg

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Chris von Saltza is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Chris von Saltza Women's 100m freestyle, Women's 400m freestyle

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Dallas Long is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Dallas Long 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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David Theile is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
David Theile 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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Dimitar Dobrev is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Dimitar Dobrev Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling^! Middleweight 73-79kg

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Don Bragg is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Don Bragg Men's Pole vault

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Don Thompson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Don Thompson Men's 50km walk

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Douglas Blubaugh is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Douglas Blubaugh Men's Freestyle Wrestling, 67-73kg

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Dumitru Pârvulescu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Dumitru Pârvulescu Men's Greco Roman Wrestling - 52 kg

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Eddie Crook, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Eddie Crook, Jr. Men's Boxing, Middleweight 71-75kg

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Elvīra Ozoliņa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Elvīra Ozoliņa Women's Javelin throw

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Elżbieta Krzesińska is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Elżbieta Krzesińska Women's Long jump

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Enyu Valchev is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Enyu Valchev Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Lightweight 63-70kg, Men's Freestyle Wrestling

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Erik Hansen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Erik Hansen Men's K-1 1000m (kayak single)

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Eugen Ekman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Eugen Ekman Men's Pommel horse

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Eva Bosáková is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Eva Bosáková Women's Balance Beam

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Ferenc Németh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ferenc Németh Men's Modern pentathlon

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Francesco Musso is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Francesco Musso Men's Boxing^! Featherweight 54 - 57 kg

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Franco De Piccoli is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Franco De Piccoli Men's Boxing^! Heavyweight +81

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Franco Menichelli is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Franco Menichelli Men's Floor exercises, Men's Parallel bars, Men's Rings

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Galliano Rossini is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Galliano Rossini Olympic trap

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Gary Tobian is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Gary Tobian Men's 3 metre springboard, Men's 10 metre platform

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George O'Day is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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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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Gholamreza Takhti is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Gholamreza Takhti Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Light Heavyweight 79-87kg, Men's Freestyle Wrestling

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Giuseppe Delfino is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Giuseppe Delfino Men's Épée individual

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Givi Kartozia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Givi Kartozia Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Light Heavyweight 79-87kg, Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling

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Glenn Davis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Glenn Davis Men's Athletics, 400m hurdles

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Gustav Freij is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Gustav Freij Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Lightweight 62-67 kg

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Gyula Török is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Gyula Török Men's Boxing, Flyweight - 51