01: Zdeněk Otáhal (Czechoslovakia, weightlifting)
02: Shot put training
03: Discus throw training of Ludvík Daněk (Czechoslovakia)
04: Track and field training
05: USA runners
06: Abebe Bikila: the first black African Olympic gold medallist, winning his first gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome while running barefoot. In 1964, he would win his second gold medal.
07: From left: Rowers Vyacheslav Ivanov (USSR) and Václav Kozák (Czechoslovakia)
08: Czechoslovak olympic champion Hans Zdražila during his training
09: Training of weightlifters
10: Swordsmen during training in the Olympic Village
11: The Czechoslovak eight
12: Slovanian gymnasts preparing for competition
13: Slovenian (Yugoslavian) gymnasts waiting for the bus
Have a peek at some archival images that capture Olympians in training.
Photos in this collection provided by the Czech Olympic Committee and Slovenian Olympic Committee