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New Zealand Athletics at the 1960 Roma Summer Games

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Host City: Roma, Italy
Date Started: August 31, 1960
Date Finished: September 7, 1960

Events for New Zealand: 17
Participants for New Zealand: 14 (10 men and 4 women)
Youngest Participant for New Zealand: Val Morgan (16 years, 321 days)
Oldest Participant for New Zealand: Norman Read (29 years, 26 days)
Most Medals for New Zealand (Athlete): 3 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Barry Robinson 23 Men's 200 metres 5 h9 r1/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Barry Robinson 23 Men's 400 metres 6 h4 r2/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Peter Snell 21 Men's 800 metres 1 Gold
Donal Smith 26 Men's 800 metres 4 h1 r2/4

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Murray Halberg 27 Men's 5,000 metres 1 Gold

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Murray Halberg 27 Men's 10,000 metres 5
Barry Magee 26 Men's 10,000 metres 26

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Barry Magee 26 Men's Marathon 3 Bronze
Jeff Julian 24 Men's Marathon 18
Ray Puckett 24 Men's Marathon 51

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Norman Read 29 Men's 20 kilometres Walk 5

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Norman Read 29 Men's 50 kilometres Walk AC

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dave Norris 20 Men's Long Jump 32 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dave Norris 20 Men's Triple Jump 36 QR

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Les Mills 25 Men's Shot Put 11

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Les Mills 25 Men's Discus Throw 28 QR

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Val Morgan 16 Women's 100 metres 7 h1 r2/4

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Val Morgan 16 Women's 200 metres 5 h3 r1/3

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Beverly Weigel 20 Women's Long Jump 10

Women's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Valerie Sloper-Young 23 Women's Shot Put 4

Women's Discus Throw

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