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 Norma Croker
Shirley Strickland
Fleur Mellor
Elizabeth Cuthbert
 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 Faith Leech
Margaret Gibson
Lorraine Crapp
Sandra Morgan
Dawn Fraser
4x200 m freestyle M AUS Murray Garretty
John Devitt
Gary Chapman
Graham Hamilton
Murray Rose
Jon Henricks
Kevin O'Halloran
Silver medalists
 Athletics
4x400 m M AUS Kevan Gosper
David Lean
Graham Gipson
Leon Gregory
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 Walter Brown
Dennis Green
 Rowing
Double sculls M AUS Murray Riley
Mervyn Wood
Eight with coxswain M AUS Harold Hewitt
Garth Manton
Michael Aikman
David Boykett
Angus Benfield
Walter Howell
Adrian Monger
Bryan Doyle
James Howden
 Sailing
5,5 m  AUS Alexander Sturrock
Douglas Buxton
Devereaux Mytton
 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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