1960 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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
    • Date Of Birth: 10-03-1933
    • Place Of Birth: Rijeka,Europe,Croatia,Primorje-Gorski Kotar County,Earth
    • Nationality: Italy
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics - Men's 50 km walk,Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics - Men's 50km Walk
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 1964 Summer Olympics,1960 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal,Bronze medal
  • Abebe Bikila
    Men's Marathon
    • Date Of Birth: 08-07-1932
    • Nationality: Ethiopia
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics - Men's marathon,Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics - Men's marathon
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 1964 Summer Olympics,1960 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
  • Ahmet Bilek
    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Flyweight -52kg
    • Date Of Birth: 1932
    • Place Of Birth: Manisa,Turkey,Aegean Region,Europe,Asia
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Wrestling at the 1960 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Flyweight
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 1960 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
  • Al Oerter
    Men's Discus throw
    • Date Of Birth: 09-19-1936
    • Nationality: United States of America,Germany
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics - Men's discus throw,athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics - Men's Discus Throw,Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics - Men's discus throw,Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Men's discus throw
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 1960 Summer Olympics,1968 Summer Olympics,1964 Summer Olympics,1956 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
  • Albert Azaryan
    Men's Rings
    • Date Of Birth: 02-11-1929
    • Place Of Birth: Yerevan,Armenia,Earth,Asia
    • Nationality: Armenia
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Gymnastics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's rings,Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's rings
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 1960 Summer Olympics,1956 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
  • Aleksandr Kurynov

    Aleksandr Kurynov

    Men's Weightlifting, Middleweight 67.5-75kg
    • Date Of Birth: 07-08-1934
    • Nationality: Russia
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Weightlifting at the 1960 Summer Olympics - Men's Middleweight 67.5-75 kg
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 1960 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal