Helsinki 1961

Location:Helsinki, Finland
Opening Date:06 Aug 1961
Closing Date:10 Aug 1961
Nations:10
Athletes:37
     Men:25
     Women:12

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: Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia314
Flag: Finland Finland303
Flag: Germany Germany448
Flag: Great Britain Great Britain202
Flag: Hungary Hungary448
Flag: Netherlands Netherlands202
Flag: New Zealand New Zealand202
Flag: Romania Romania336
Flag: Sweden Sweden101
Flag: United States United States101
251237