Canada at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Canada at the Olympic Games

Flag of Canada
IOC code  CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (English) (French)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 92 (77 men and 15 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Robert Steckle
Medals
Rank: 15
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
3
Total
6
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Intercalated Games
1906

Canada competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 92 competitors, 77 men and 15 women, took part in 81 events in 14 sports.1

Medalists

Gold medal.svg Gold

Silver medal.svg Silver

Bronze medal.svg Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Men's 1.000m Scratch Sprint

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's Individual Road Race

  • Patrick Murphy — 5:27:28 (→ 29th place)
  • Fred Markus — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • James Davies — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Diving

Men's 10m Platform

  • William Patrick
    • Preliminary Round — 67.71 (→ did not advance, 15th place)

Fencing

One fencer represented Canada in 1956.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Gymnastics

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Canada at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-14. 







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