1970 Summer Universiade

The 1970 Summer Universiade, also known as the VI Summer Universiade, took place in Turin, Italy.

VI Summer Universiade
Host cityTurin, Italy
Nations participating58
Athletes participating2,084
Events9 sports
Opening ceremonyAugust 26
Closing ceremonySeptember 6
Officially opened byGiuseppe Saragat
Main venueStadio Comunale

After the city of Lisbon (Portugal) declined to host the 1969 Universiade, the games were assigned to Turin to be held next year.[1]

Sports at the 1970 Summer Universiade

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Italy)

1 Soviet Union (URS)26171558
2 United States (USA)22181151
3 East Germany (GDR)83415
4 Italy (ITA)*44715
5 Japan (JPN)37515
6 Hungary (HUN)36615
7 West Germany (FRG)36413
8 Great Britain (GBR)34714
9 Poland (POL)3159
10 Yugoslavia (YUG)3115
11 Netherlands (NED)1124
12 Austria (AUT)1113
 Bulgaria (BUL)1113
14 France (FRA)1045
15 Romania (ROU)0426
16 Cuba (CUB)0224
17 Australia (AUS)0101
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)0101
 Greece (GRE)0101
 Sweden (SWE)0101
21 Canada (CAN)0011
 Madagascar (MAD)0011
 Panama (PAN)0011
 South Korea (KOR)0011
Totals (24 nations)828081243


  1. "FISU history". www.fisu.net. Retrieved 2016-04-11.
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