1964 Summer Olympics

Games of the XVIII Olympiad, in Tokyo, Japan

The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were held in Tokyo, Japan from October 10, 1964 to October 24, 1964.

Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Emblem of the 1964 Summer Olympics
Host cityTokyo, Japan
Athletes5,151 (4,473 men, 678 women)
Events163 in 19 sports (25 disciplines)
Opening10 October
Closing24 October
Opened by
StadiumNational Stadium
Rome 1960 Mexico City 1968
Innsbruck 1964 Grenoble 1968
Countries taking part in the 1964 Summer Olympics.Blue countries are taking part for the first time, green have taken part before.
1964 Olympic Games competitor medal. It was awarded to Eddie Kelliher, an Irish yachtsman

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Factsheet – Opening Ceremony of the Games of the Olympiad" (PDF) (Press release). International Olympic Committee. 9 October 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2018.