Peru at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Peru.svg
IOC codePER
NOCPeruvian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coperu.org (in Spanish)
in Rome
Competitors31 in 3 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Peru competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 31 competitors, all men, took part in 8 events in 3 sports.[1] Peru returned to the football tournament once more after the controversial 1936 Olympics. Most of the athletes that represented Peru were part of the football squad. Peru also participated in shooting and rowing events.

Football

Main article: Football at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Only the team with the most points advanced to the Semifinals. Peru lost its first two matches against France and Hungary but won its third match against India which gave them two points

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hungary 3 3 0 0 15 3 +12 6
 France 3 1 1 1 3 9 −6 3
 Peru 3 1 0 2 6 9 −3 2
 India 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
France 2 – 1 Peru
Giamarchi 67'
Quédec 90'
Report Uribe 1'
Florence
Referee: Erlich (YUG)

Hungary 6 – 2 Peru
Albert 17', 87'
Rákosi 27'
Göröcs 33'
Dunai 46', 63'
Report Ramirez 25', 79'
Napoli
Referee: Bonetto (ITA)

Peru 3 – 1 India
Nieri 27', 53'
Iwasaki 85'
Report Balamaran 88'
Pescara
Referee: Imam (UAE)

Squad

Head coach: Hungary György Orth

Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Cards
yellow/red
Gerardo Altuna 7 April 1939 21 ?
Humberto Aguerdas 31 October 1937 22 ?
Juan Biselach 7 August 1940 20 ?
Victor Boulanger 15 July 1940 20 ?
Javier Caceres 8 September 1939 20 ?
DF Eloy Campos 31 May 1942 18 ?
GK Herminio Campos 25 April 1937 22 ?
[MF] Hugo Carmona 1 April 1939 21 ?
Héctor De Guevara 20 March 1940 20 ?
Daniel Eral 17 October 1940 19 ?
FW Alberto Gallardo 28 November 1940 19 ? Peru Sporting Cristal
Alejandro Guzman 11 January 1941 19 ?
Thomas Iwasaki 13 November 1937 22 ?
Teodoro Luna 29 October 1938 21 ?
Nicolas Nieri 6 December 1939 20 ?
Alberto Ramírez 3 January 1941 19 ?
Jaime Ruiz 23 May 1935 25 ?
GK Carlos Salinas 12 October 1938 21 ?
FW Ángel Uribe 29 September 1943 16 ? Peru Universitario de Deportes

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Pistol

Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Guillermo Cornejo 25 metre rapid fire pistol 564 36
Pedro Garcia 557 41
Antonio Vita 50 metre 535 20
Pedro Puente 522 37

Rifle

Athlete Event Qualifier Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Rubén Váldez 300 m rifle 3 positions 1028 35
Luis Albornoz 1037 33
Carlos Cedron 50 m rifle 3 positions 528 55 Did not advance
Carlos Lastarria 524 59 Did not advance
Carlos Cedron 50 m rifle prone 378 30 Did not advance
Carlos Lastarria 390 5 578 29
Enrique Dibos Trap 88 155 36
Eduard de Atzel Did not advance

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Peru had two male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1960.[2]

Athlete(s) Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Estuardo Masías
Víctor Puente
Coxless pair 7:55.28 5 R 7:45.15 3 Did not Advance

References

  1. ^ "Peru at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Peru Rowing at the 1960 Roma Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 26 February 2018.