The Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics was scheduled from 22nd November to 8th December in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. From 72 nations, 3,314 athletes had participated in 151 events in 17 sports.
That season opened by the Duke of Edinburgh at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Out of 10 countries, Australia had awarded to organize the 1956 Summer Olympic Games.
Due to Suez Crisis Egypt, Iraq, Cambodia, and Lebanon had responded that they would not participate in the Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympic Games. Australian football & Baseball sports were demonstrations in that Olympic event.
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table
If you see the below medal stats table, then you can see the Soviet Union ranked the 1st position with got 37 gold medals, 29 silver medals, and 32 bronze medals.
On the other side, the United States ranked in 2nd position with 32 gold medals, 25 silver medals, and 17 bronze medals. And Australia the host country ranked in 3rd position with 13 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 14 bronze medals.
Here I created a metal table of the Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympic Games.
|Rank||Nations||Gold Medals||Silver Medals||Bronze Medals||Total|
|7||United Team of Germany||6||13||7||26|
Team Sports Result at the Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympic Games
From the football sport, Soviet Union titled the champions where Yugoslavia titled runners-up and Bulgaria titled third place on that.
From the basketball sport, the USA titled champions, Soviet Union titled runners-up and Uruguay titled third place on that.
You can see the whole team result of the Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympic Games.