1 9 6 0
one hundred and fifty
Sets of Olympic medals
were at stake in 1960
Italy
Country
Rome
City
5338
Athletes
611
4727
Olympic Medals
1896 – 2016
all
Olympic Medals
83
Participating
Countries
A STAR IS BORN

Cassius Clay – more famously known as Muhammad Ali, or simply “The Greatest” – first came to international prominence by winning Light-Heavyweight gold at Rome 1960. It was the start of a phenomenal career in which his outrageous boxing talents were matched by his charisma, showmanship and worldwide popularity.

Where do
the olympic medals go?
Table

Table

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Total
  • 43 29 31 103
    01 Russia Russia
  • 34 21 16 71
    02 USA USA
  • 12 19 11 42
    03 Germany Germany
  • 13 10 13 36
    04 Italy Italy
  • 8 8 6 22
    05 Australia Australia
  • 6 8 7 21
    06 Hungary Hungary
  • 4 6 11 21
    06 Poland Poland
  • 2 6 12 20
    07 Great Britain Great Britain
  • 4 7 7 18
    08 Japan Japan
  • 3 1 6 10
    09 Romania Romania
  • 7 2 0 9
    10 Turkey Turkey
  • 3 2 3 8
    11 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
  • 1 3 3 7
    12 Bulgaria Bulgaria
  • 2 3 1 6
    13 Denmark Denmark
  • 1 2 3 6
    13 Sweden Sweden
  • 0 3 3 6
    13 Switzerland Switzerland
  • 1 1 3 5
    14 Finland Finland
  • 0 2 3 5
    14 France France
  • 0 2 2 4
    15 Belgium Belgium
  • 0 1 3 4
    15 Iran Iran
  • 2 0 1 3
    16 New Zealand New Zealand
  • 0 1 2 3
    16 Netherlands Netherlands
  • 0 1 2 3
    16 South Africa South Africa
  • 1 1 0 2
    17 Austria Austria
  • 1 1 0 2
    17 Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
  • 1 0 1 2
    17 Pakistan Pakistan
  • 0 1 1 2
    17 Argentina Argentina
  • 0 1 1 2
    17 United Arab Republic United Arab Republic
  • 0 0 2 2
    17 Brazil Brazil
  • 0 0 2 2
    17 British West Indies British West Indies
  • 1 0 0 1
    18 Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • 1 0 0 1
    18 Greece Greece
  • 1 0 0 1
    18 Norway Norway
  • 0 1 0 1
    18 Canada Canada
  • 0 1 0 1
    18 Ghana Ghana
  • 0 1 0 1
    18 India India
  • 0 1 0 1
    18 Morocco Morocco
  • 0 1 0 1
    18 Portugal Portugal
  • 0 1 0 1
    18 Republic of China-Formosa Republic of China-Formosa
  • 0 1 0 1
    18 Singapore Singapore
  • 0 0 1 1
    18 Iraq Iraq
  • 0 0 1 1
    18 Mexico Mexico
  • 0 0 1 1
    18 Spain Spain
  • 0 0 1 1
    18 Venezuela Venezuela
  • 0 0 0 0
    19  Cuba Cuba
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Burma Burma
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Iceland Iceland
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Ireland Ireland
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Kenya Kenya
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Lebanon Lebanon
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Nigeria Nigeria
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Panama Panama
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Philippines Philippines
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Rhodesia Rhodesia
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 South Korea South Korea
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 The Bahamas The Bahamas
  • 0 0 0 0
    19 Uruguay Uruguay
map
150 Sets of Olympic medals
were at stake in 1960
25-30 medals
15-24 medals
10-14 medals
6-9 medals
3-5 medals
1-2 medals

map

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Total