|NOC||British Olympic Association|
|Competitors||253 (206 men and 47 women) in 17 sports|
|Flag bearer||Richard McTaggart|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
The United Kingdom competed as Great Britain at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 253 competitors, 206 men and 47 women, took part in 130 events in 17 sports. British athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.
The Rome Games continued Great Britain and Northern Ireland's disappointing run in the Olympics, with British athletes picking up only two gold medals (down from six in 1956). Overall, they won twenty medals, finishing twelfth.
Men's Hammer Throw
Women's Discus Throw
Women's Shot Put
12 male cyclists represented Great Britain in 1960.
18 fencers, 13 men and 5 women, represented Great Britain in 1960.
Three male pentathletes represented Great Britain in 1960.
Ten shooters represented Great Britain in 1960.