Olympics 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 50km walk

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

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Ahmet Bilek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
Men's Discus throw

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Albert Azaryan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
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
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
Men's Athletics, 100m

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Avtandil Koridze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
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
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
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
Women's 100m butterfly

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Charles Vinci is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
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
Men's Shot put

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Dana Zátopková is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's Javelin throw

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David Theile is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 100m backstroke

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Dawn Fraser is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Middleweight 73-79kg