Helsinki 1961

Location:Helsinki, Finland
Opening Date:06 Aug 1961
Closing Date:10 Aug 1961

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:

Flag: Bulgaria Bulgaria505
Flag: Canada Canada101
Flag: Finland Finland202
Flag: Iran Iran404
Flag: Italy Italy303
Flag: New Zealand New Zealand202
Flag: Soviet Union Soviet Union808
Flag: United States United States808