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Swimming at the 1960 Roma Summer Games:

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Round One

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Host City: Roma, Italy
Venue(s): Olympic Swimming Stadium, Roma
Date Started: September 2, 1960
Date Finished: September 2, 1960
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: AUS John Konrads
Silver: AUS Murray Rose
Bronze: USA George Breen

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Tsuyoshi Yamanaka 21 Japan JPN 17:46.5 QU/OR
2 Aubrey Bürer 21 South Africa RSA 18:17.8
3 Gerhard Hetz 18 Germany GER 18:32.2
4 Ilkka Suvanto 17 Finland FIN 18:41.1
5 Alfredo Guzmán 17 Mexico MEX 19:11.1
6 Paolo Galletti 23 Italy ITA 20:28.2
7 Rainer Goltzsche 23 Switzerland SUI 20:45.1

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Alan Somers 19 United States USA 17:54.1 QU
2 Murray McLachlan 19 South Africa RSA 18:09.9 QU
3 Masami Nakabo 19 Japan JPN 18:30.4
4 Bob Sreenan 26 Great Britain GBR 18:57.1
5 Tin Maung Ni 22 Myanmar MYA 19:09.8
6 Slobodan Kićović 19 Yugoslavia YUG 20:29.0

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 George Breen 25 United States USA 17:55.9 QU
2 Lars-Erik Bengtsson 18 Sweden SWE 18:19.7
3 Veljko Rogošić 19 Yugoslavia YUG 18:51.8
4 Miguel Torres 14 Spain ESP 19:21.8
5 Massimo Rosi 16 Italy ITA 19:52.9
6 András Bodnár 18 Hungary HUN 20:22.2

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 John Konrads 18 Australia AUS 17:52.0 QU
2 József Katona 18 Hungary HUN 17:53.5 QU
3 Richard Campion 19 Great Britain GBR 17:54.8 QU
4 Hans-Ulrich Millow 18 Germany GER 18:22.7
5 Mauricio Ocampo 19 Mexico MEX 18:29.0
6 Zakaria Nasution 16 Indonesia INA 19:18.6

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Murray Rose 21 Australia AUS 17:32.8 QU/OR
2 Bana Sailani 22 Philippines PHI 18:18.8
3 Gennady Androsov 21 Soviet Union URS 18:39.0
4 Hans-Ulrich Dürst 21 Switzerland SUI 19:21.9
5 Eduardo de Sousa 16 Portugal POR 19:40.1