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Encyclopedia > 1964 Summer Olympics
Games of the XVIII Olympiad

Host city Tokyo, Japan
Nations participating 93
Athletes participating 5,140
(4,457 men, 683 women)
Events 163 in 19 sports
Opening ceremony October 10
Closing ceremony October 24
Officially opened by HIM Emperor Hirohito
Athlete's Oath Takashi Ono
Olympic Torch Yoshinori Sakai
Stadium Olympic Stadium

The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were held in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo, which won the rights to the games in 1958 over the bids from Detroit, Buenos Aires and Vienna, had been awarded with the organisation of the 1940 Summer Olympics, but this honour had been passed to Helsinki because of Japan's invasion of China. The 1940 Olympics were eventually cancelled because of the outbreak of World War II. The 1964 Summer games marked the first time the Olympics were held by a non-Western nation. This was the first Olympics in which South Africa was barred from taking part due to its refusal to racially desegregate sport. [1]. Image File history File links 1964_solympics_logo. ...   , literally Eastern capital) is a unique subnational administrative region of Japan with characteristics of both a prefecture and a city. ... is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hirohito (裕仁), the Shōwa Emperor (昭和天皇), (April 29, 1901 - January 7, 1989) reigned over Japan from 1926 to 1989. ... The Olympic Oath is taken by an athlete and a judge at the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games. ... Takashi Ono (b. ... The Olympic Flame at the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics The Olympic Flame, Olympic Fire, Olympic Torch, Olympic Light, Olympic Eye, and Olympic Sun is a symbol of the Olympic Games. ... Montreals Olympic Stadium The Olympic Stadium is the name usually given to the big centrepiece stadium of the Summer Olympic Games. ... National Olympic Stadium, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium ) is a stadium in Kasumigaoka Shinjuku-ku Tokyo, located at , that served as the main stadium for the 1964 Summer Olympics. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ...   , literally Eastern capital) is a unique subnational administrative region of Japan with characteristics of both a prefecture and a city. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ... “Wien” redirects here. ... The Games of the XII Olympiad originally programmed to celebrated between September 21 to October 6, 1940 were cancelled due to World War II. Originally slated to be held in Tokyo, Japan, but the Games were given back to the IOC, because the Second Sino-Japanese War broke out in... Location of Helsinki in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Finland Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Charter 1550 Capital city 1812 Government  - City manager Jussi Pajunen Area  - City 187. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...


The games were telecast to the United States using Syncom 3, the first geostationary communication satellite. It was the first television programme to cross the Pacific ocean. Syncom (for synchronous communication satellite) started as a 1961 NASA program for active geosynchronous communication satellites, all of which were developed and manufactured by Hughes Space and Communications. ... Geostationary orbit A geostationary orbit (GEO) is a geosynchronous orbit directly above the Earths equator (0° latitude), with orbital eccentricity of zero. ...

Contents

Highlights

  • Yūji Koseki composed the theme song of the opening ceremony.
  • Yoshinori Sakai, who lit the Olympic Flame, was born in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, the day the atomic bomb was dropped.
  • Judo and volleyball, both popular sports in Japan, were introduced to the Olympics. Japan won three of the titles in judo, but Dutchman Anton Geesink won the Open category. The Japanese women's volleyball team won the gold medal, with the final being broadcasted live.
  • Reigning world champion Osamu Watanabe capped off his career with a gold medal for Japan in freestyle wrestling, surrendering no points and retiring from competition as the only undefeated Olympic champion to date at 189-0.
  • Soviet gymnast Larissa Latynina won two gold medals (both for the third time in a row in Team Competition and Floor Exercise events), a silver medal and two bronze medals. She ended her Olympic career and holds the record for most Olympic medals at 18 (9 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze) since then.
  • Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser won the 100 m freestyle event for the third time in a row, a feat matched by Vyacheslav Ivanov in rowing's single scull event.
  • Don Schollander (USA) won four gold medals in swimming.
  • Abebe Bikila became the first person to win the Olympic marathon twice.
  • New Zealand's Peter Snell won a gold medal in both the 800 m and 1500 m.
  • The women's pentathlon was introduced.
  • American Billy Mills, a little-known distance runner, shocked everyone when he won the gold in the men's 10,000 m. No American had won it before and no American has won it since.
  • Bob Hayes won the 100m title in a time of 10.0 seconds, equalling the world record. He had run the distance in 9.9 seconds in the semifinal but this was not recognised as a world record as it was wind assisted.
  • Joe Frazier, future heavyweight champion of the world, won a gold medal for the USA in heavyweight boxing.
  • Unfortunately to Japan, several big international events took more attention during the Olympics, including the sudden removal of Nikita Khrushchev and the first nuclear test in China.

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Sports

Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics was composed of 36 events, 24 for men and 12 for women. ... Final results for the Basketball competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics: Results Categories: 1984 Summer Olympics events | Basketball at the Olympics ... Final results for the Boxing competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics: It was held October 11 to 23. ... Canoeing at the 1964 Summer Olympics was held between 20 October 1964 and 22 October 1964 on Lake Sagami, 60 kilometres from Tokyo, Japan. ... The cycling competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and five track cycling events, all for men only. ... At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, four diving events were contested. ... // Medals Medallists Individual Dressage Team Dressage Individual Three-Day Event Team Three-Day Event Individual Jumping Grand Prix Team Jumping Grand Prix Categories: 1964 Summer Olympics ... Eight fencing events, six for men and two for women, constituted the Fencing at the 1964 Summer Olympics programme. ... The football competiton at the 1964 Summer Olympics started on October 11 and ended on October 23. ... Gymnastics at the 1964 Summer Olympics was represented by 14 events: 6 for women and 8 for men. ... Final results for the Hockey competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics: Only a mens competition occurred that year. ... The Judo competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics was the first time the sport was included in the Summer Olympic Games. ... At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, two events in modern pentathlon were contested. ... Rowing at the 1964 Summer Olympics featured 7 events, for men only. ... At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, five events in sailing were contested. ... Shooting at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo comprised six events, all open to both men and women. ... At the 1964 Summer Olympics, eighteen swimming events were contested. ... Volleyball at the 1964 Summer Olympics Categories: | | ... Final results for the water polo tournament at the 1964 Summer Olympics: Categories: | ... The weightlifting competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo consisted of seven weight classes, all for men only. ... At the 1964 Summer Olympics, 16 wrestling events were contested, for all men. ...

Demonstration sports

Baseball at the 1964 Summer Olympics was a demonstration sport and consisted of a single game. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Medal count

These are the top ten nations that won medals at these Games: This is the full table of the medal count of the 1964 Summer Olympics. ...

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States United States 36 26 28 90
2 Soviet Union Soviet Union 30 31 35 96
3 Japan Japan (host nation) 16 5 8 29
4 United Team of Germany United Team of Germany 10 22 18 50
5 Italy Italy 10 10 7 27
6 Hungary Hungary 10 7 5 22
7 Poland Poland 7 6 10 23
8 Australia Australia 6 2 10 18
9 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 5 6 3 14
10 Great Britain Great Britain 4 12 2 18

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Participating nations

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A total of 94 nations were represented at the 1964 Games. Sixteen nations made their first Olympic appearance in Tokyo: Algeria, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire (as Ivory Coast), Dominican Republic, Libya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Mongolia, Nepal, Niger, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia), Senegal, and Tanzania (as Tanganyika). Athletes from Libya withdrew from competition after the Opening Ceremony, so a total of 93 nations actually competed. Athletes from East Germany and West Germany competed together as the United Team of Germany from 1956-1964. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 370 pixelsFull resolution (1357 × 628 pixel, file size: 31 KB, MIME type: image/png) Countries which participated in the 1964 Summer Olympics, as listed at the olympic games museum, derived from blank world map. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 370 pixelsFull resolution (1357 × 628 pixel, file size: 31 KB, MIME type: image/png) Countries which participated in the 1964 Summer Olympics, as listed at the olympic games museum, derived from blank world map. ... Flag of Northern Rhodesia. ... “East Germany” redirects here. ... Athletes from the East Germany (German Democratic Republic; GDR) and West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany; FRG) competed together as the United Team of Germany (Gesamtdeutsche Mannschaft) in the 1956, 1960, and 1964 Winter and Summer Olympics. ...

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Venues

Budokan
Yoyogi Gymnasium, designed by Kenzo Tange.
  • Olympic Stadium, now known as "National Stadium," was the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies, and for track and field events.
  • Nippon Budokan, or Japan Martial Arts Hall, was built to house the judo events, and is now one of Tokyo's best-known concert venues.
  • Yoyogi National Gymnasium, adjacent to (and originally part of) the Meiji Shrine, houses swimming and gymnastics venues designed by architect Kenzo Tange. The Olympic Village, a redeveloped United States Army barracks originally called "Washington Heights," is located on the north side of Yoyogi Park.
  • Komazawa Olympic Park in Setagaya hosted cycling events.
  • Enoshima and Lake Sagami hosted yachting, canoeing, and rowing events.
  • Karuizawa, in Nagano Prefecture west of Tokyo, hosted equestrian events.

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See also

See also: 1964 Summer Olympics The 1964 Summer Paralympics were the 2nd Paralympic Games to be held. ... Stamp The International Olympic Committee (French: Comité International Olympique) is an organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas on June 23, 1894. ... The International Olympic Committee (IOC) allocates three-letter country codes to all National Olympic Committees and other groups competing in the Olympic Games. ... Tokyo Olympiad (東京オリンピック) is a 1965 documentary film directed by Kon Ichikawa which documents the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ...

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