Australian medalists at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics

Australian medalists at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics

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Event

Medalists

Gold medalists
 Athletics
100 m W AUS Elizabeth Cuthbert
200 m W AUS Elizabeth Cuthbert
80 m hurdles W AUS Shirley Strickland
4x100 m W AUS Shirley Strickland
Fleur Mellor
Elizabeth Cuthbert
Norma Croker
 Cycling
Tandem M AUS Ian Browne
Anthony Marchant
 Swimming
100 m freestyle W AUS Dawn Fraser
100 m freestyle M AUS Jon Henricks
400 m freestyle W AUS Lorraine Crapp
400 m freestyle M AUS Murray Rose
1500 m freestyle M AUS Murray Rose
100 m backstroke M AUS David Theile
4x100 m freestyle W AUS Lorraine Crapp
Sandra Morgan
Dawn Fraser
Faith Leech
Margaret Gibson
4x200 m freestyle M AUS Gary Chapman
Graham Hamilton
Kevin O'Halloran
Murray Rose
Jon Henricks
Murray Garretty
John Devitt
Silver medalists
 Athletics
4x400 m M AUS David Lean
Graham Gipson
Leon Gregory
Kevan Gosper
High jump M AUS Charles Porter
 Rowing
Single sculls M AUS Stuart McKenzie
 Sailing
Sharpie  AUS Roland Tasker
John Scott
 Swimming
100 m freestyle W AUS Lorraine Crapp
100 m freestyle M AUS John Devitt
400 m freestyle W AUS Dawn Fraser
100 m backstroke M AUS John Monckton
Bronze medalists
 Athletics
100 m M AUS Hector Hogan
1500 m M AUS John Landy
10000 m M AUS Allan Lawrence
100 m W AUS Marlene Matthews
200 m W AUS Marlene Matthews
80 m hurdles W AUS Norma Thrower
 Boxing
Welterweight M AUS Kevin Hogarth
 Cycling
Sprint M AUS Richard Ploog
 Canoe & Kayak
K2 10000 m M AUS Dennis Green
Walter Brown
 Rowing
Double sculls M AUS Mervyn Wood
Murray Riley
Eight with coxswain M AUS Walter Howell
Adrian Monger
Angus Benfield
James Howden
Bryan Doyle
Harold Hewitt
Garth Manton
Michael Aikman
David Boykett
 Sailing
5,5 m  AUS Douglas Buxton
Devereaux Mytton
Alexander Sturrock
 Swimming
100 m freestyle W AUS Faith Leech
100 m freestyle M AUS Gary Chapman
This information about Australia at the olympic summer games in Melbourne 1956 is based on the official olympic reports and Olympian Database
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