Helsinki 1961

Location:Helsinki, Finland
Opening Date:06 Aug 1961
Closing Date:10 Aug 1961
Nations:6
Athletes:28
     Men:19
     Women:9

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: Belgium Belgium202
Flag: Denmark Denmark426
Flag: France France314
Flag: Great Britain Great Britain448
Flag: Italy Italy404
Flag: United States United States224
19928