Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

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

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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.

RankNationsGold MedalsSilver MedalsBronze MedalsTotal
1Soviet Union37293298
2United States32251774
3Australia1381435
4Hungary910726
5Italy88925
6Sweden85619
7United Team of Germany613726
8Great Britain671124
9Romania53513
10Japan410519
11France44614
12Turkey3227
13Finland311115
14Iran2215
15Canada2136
16New Zealand2002
17Poland1449
18Czechoslovakia1416
19Bulgaria1315
20Denmark1214
21Ireland1135
22Norway1023
23Mexico1012
24Brazil1001
25India1001
26Yugoslavia0303
27Chile0224
28Belgium0202
29Argentina0112
30South Korea0112
31Iceland0101
32Pakistan0101
33South Africa0044
34Austria0022
35Bahamas0011
36Greece0011
37Switzerland0011
38Uruguay0011

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.

SportsChampions
(Gold Medalist)
Runners-up
(Silver Medalist)
Third-place
(Bronze Medalist)
FootballSoviet UnionYugoslaviaBulgaria
BasketballUSASoviet UnionUruguay
Field hockeyIndiaPakistanGermany
Water PoloHungaryYugoslaviaSoviet Union

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