Helsinki 1961

Location:Helsinki, Finland
Opening Date:06 Aug 1961
Closing Date:10 Aug 1961
Nations:24
Athletes:613
     Men:503
     Women:110

Athletes from Canada and Turkey participated in the 9th Games for the first time.   The highlighted athletes of the whole Games were two women, gymnast Svetlana Slepneva and sprinter Klavidia Pavlunina.  They won five and three golds in their respective disciplines. 

Countries participated:

CountryMenWomenTotal
Flag: Austria Austria303
Flag: Belgium Belgium26026
Flag: Bulgaria Bulgaria25429
Flag: Canada Canada101
Flag: Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia23124
Flag: Denmark Denmark16824
Flag: Finland Finland43447
Flag: France France10111
Flag: Germany Germany361551
Flag: Great Britain Great Britain26733
Flag: Hungary Hungary171128
Flag: Iran Iran505
Flag: Italy Italy38341
Flag: Netherlands Netherlands12517
Flag: New Zealand New Zealand617
Flag: Norway Norway10010
Flag: Poland Poland381250
Flag: Romania Romania9312
Flag: Soviet Union Soviet Union311041
Flag: Sweden Sweden16319
Flag: Switzerland Switzerland505
Flag: Turkey Turkey18018
Flag: United States United States712293
Flag: Yugoslavia Yugoslavia18018
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