Helsinki 1961

Location:Helsinki, Finland
Opening Date:06 Aug 1961
Closing Date:10 Aug 1961
Nations:8
Athletes:82
     Men:49
     Women:33

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: Denmark Denmark7512
Flag: Germany Germany8513
Flag: Great Britain Great Britain011
Flag: Hungary Hungary8412
Flag: Netherlands Netherlands5510
Flag: Poland Poland8412
Flag: Sweden Sweden437
Flag: United States United States9615
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