Helsinki 1961

Location:Helsinki, Finland
Opening Date:06 Aug 1961
Closing Date:10 Aug 1961
Nations:6
Athletes:25
     Men:15
     Women:10

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: Bulgaria Bulgaria336
Flag: Finland Finland437
Flag: Italy Italy235
Flag: Soviet Union Soviet Union314
Flag: Switzerland Switzerland202
Flag: United States United States101
151025