The olympic games of Rome,1960, also
know such as the olympiad XVII. It was the
best olympic games of it epoch in which
rang for first time the Olympic hymn.
The buildings did for the games try to mix
the antiquity and the modernity of the epoch.
It began the 25th of August and end the 11th
In this games participated 83 countries with
5.347 competitors between them 610
Paul Elvstrom from Denmark got his fourth medals of
gold in sail.
The shooter Aladar Gerevich from Hungary got his sixth
medals of gold and Gert Fredriksson from Sweden too
but in canoe.
Larissa Latynina from Soviet republic got six gold
Sante Gaiardoni from Italy become the only cyclist of the
history that have won the trial and the sprint.
Clement Ike Quartey from Ghana was the first black of Africa
that won a olimpic medal.
Abebe Bikila from Ethiopia was the first of became in olimpic
winner of his country the which run withot shoes.
Wilma Rudolph also know such as the black gazelle
was the first northamerican in win three medals in
athletisc despite hab polio when she was young.
Mohamed Ali won the gold medal in lightweights in
boxeo and after threw the medal to a river due to
the racial descrimination in America.
They was more than important athletes.
In this games had polemic in the 100 meters career
which was the last career with sensor plaques to mark
In which the half of the judge saw winner to Larson
and the other half to Devitt. Despite images, the
victory was for Devitt and the principal judge change
Of the 58 of the spanish athletes only the spanish
team of hockey got the bronze medal, and Jose
Panizo got the sixth position in fight and the
masculine team of trial got the eighth positon,
both recived a diploma.
Boxeo Muhammad Ali Vs Pietrzykowski 1960 final olimpiadas roma.wmv
1960 Rome Olympic Men's 100m final Olimpiadas de Roma 1960 final 100 metros lisos masculinos.wmv
1960 Roma (al final tiene imágenes de lanzamiento de bala).wmv
HOCKEY Juegos Olímpicos de Roma 1960.wmv
PETER SNELL 800 METROS ROMA 1960.wmv