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Olympics 1960 - Rome, Italy
No. of countries: 83
No. of athletes: 5348 - (4738 m + 610 w)
No. of events: 150
First fully televised games. The games could be seen live in Europe.
American Wilma Rudolph won three gold in track and field. American Cassius Clay won a boxing gold and went on as a
professional under the name Muhammad Ali. Abeke Bikila of Ethiopia won the marathon,
barefooted, the first of two victories.