The Tokyo 1964 Games were the 1st Olympics to be held in Asia.
5,151 (4,473 men, 678 women) competitors from 93 nations participated in 19 sports and 163 events over a fortnight. USSR won the overall medal tally with the USA winning the Gold medal tally with 36 to USSR 30. The host nation was 3rd with 16 golds.
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