Modern pentathlon at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Men's modern pentathlon
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Dates August 26 - 31
Competitors 60 from 23 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ferenc Németh  Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s) Imre Nagy  Hungary
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Robert Beck  United States
← 1956
1964 →

At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, two events in modern pentathlon were contested.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
details
Ferenc Németh
 Hungary
Imre Nagy
 Hungary
Robert Beck
 United States
Team
details
 Hungary (HUN)
Imre Nagy
András Balczó
Ferenc Németh
 Soviet Union (URS)
Nikolai Tatarinov
Hanno Selg
Igor Novikov
 United States (USA)
Robert Beck
Jack Daniels
George Lambert

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Hungary (HUN) 2 1 0 3
2  Soviet Union (URS) 0 1 0 1
3  United States (USA) 0 0 2 2

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 60 athletes from 23 nations competed at the Rome Games:[1]

Results[edit]

Individual[edit]

1 Ferenc Németh  Hungary
2 Imre Nagy  Hungary
3 Bob Beck  United States
4 András Balczó  Hungary
5 Igor Novikov  Soviet Union
6 Nikolay Tatarinov  Soviet Union
7 Stanisław Przybylski  Poland
8 Jack Daniels  United States
9 Kurt Lindeman  Finland
10 Hanno Selg  Soviet Union
11 Patrick Harvey  Great Britain
12 Berndt Katter  Finland
13 Luis Ribera  Argentina
14 Kazimierz Paszkiewicz  Poland
15 Per-Erik Ritzén  Sweden
16 Eero Lohi  Finland
17 Antonio Almada  Mexico
18 George Lambert  United States
19 Erhard Minder  Switzerland
20 Kazimierz Mazur  Poland
21 Sture Ericson  Sweden
22 Sergio Escobedo  Mexico
23 Adriano Facchini  Italy
24 Donald Cobley  Great Britain
25 Peter Lichtner-Hoyer  Austria
26 Peter Little  Great Britain
27 Justo Botelho  Brazil
28 Wolfgang Gödicke  United Team of Germany
29 Gaetano Scala  Italy
30 Björn Thofelt  Sweden
31 Neville Sayers  Australia
32 Wenceslau Malta  Brazil
33 Werner Vetterli  Switzerland
34 Hugh Doherty  Australia
35 Kazuhiro Tanaka  Japan
36 Carlos Stricker  Argentina
37 Udo Birnbaum  Austria
38 Shigeaki Uchino  Japan
39 Frank Battig  Austria
40 Raúl Bauza  Argentina
41 Giulio Giunta  Italy
42 André Bernard  France
43 José Pérez  Mexico
44 Joaquín Villalba  Spain
45 Christian Beauvalet  France
46 Peter Macken  Australia
47 Benny Schmidt  Denmark
48 Dieter Krickow  United Team of Germany
49 Rolf Weber  Switzerland
50 José Wilson  Brazil
51 Fernando Irayzoz  Spain
53 Étienne Jalenques  France
54 Arsène Pint  Belgium
55 Ralf Berckhan  United Team of Germany
56 Lakdar Bouzid  Tunisia
57 Habib Ben Azzabi  Tunisia
58 Ahmed Ennachi  Tunisia
AC Mohamed Ben Checkroun  Morocco
AC Naji El-Mekki  Morocco

Team[edit]

1  Hungary
2  Soviet Union
3  United States
4  Finland
5  Poland
6  Sweden
7  Great Britain
8  Mexico
9  Italy
10  Argentina
11  Switzerland
12  Austria
13  Brazil
14  Australia
15  France
16  United Team of Germany
17  Tunisia

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Modern pentathlon: 1960 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-07-22. 

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