Canadian athletes in the Melbourne 1956 Olympics

Canadian athletes at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics*

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 Athletics
100 m M CAN John Parrington
Stanley Levenson
Richard Harding
200 m M CAN John Parrington
Joseph Foreman
400 m M CAN Laird Sloan
Murray Cockburn
800 m M CAN Douglas Clement
5000 m M CAN Douglas Kyle
10000 m M CAN Douglas Kyle
20 km walk M CAN Alexander Oakley
High jump M CAN Kenneth Money
100 m W CAN Diane Matheson
Maureen Rever
Eleanor Haslam
200 m W CAN Eleanor Haslam
Diane Matheson
Maureen Rever
4x100 m W CAN Dorothy Kozak
Maureen Rever
Eleanor Haslam
Diane Matheson
High jump W CAN Alice Whitty
Long jump W CAN Dorothy Kozak
Shot put W CAN Jacqueline MacDonald
Discus throw W CAN Jacqueline MacDonald
Javelin throw W CAN Margaret George
 Boxing
Lightweight M CAN Edward Beattie
Light-welterweight M CAN Leslie Mason
Welterweight M CAN Walter Kozak
Light-middleweight M CAN James Montgomery
Middleweight M CAN Ralph Hosack
Light-heavyweight M CAN Gerald Collins
 Canoe & Kayak
K1 1000 m M CAN Robert Smith
K2 1000 m M CAN Leslie Melia
Robert Smith
K1 10000 m M CAN Lloyd Rice
C1 1000 m M CAN George Bossy
C1 10000 m M CAN Donald Stringer
C2 10000 m M CAN William Stevenson
Thomas Hodgson
 Cycling
Road race team M CAN Patrick Murphy
James Davies
Fred Markus
1000 m time trial M CAN James Davies
 Diving
Springboard M CAN William Patrick
Springboard W CAN Irene MacDonald
Platform M CAN William Patrick
 Equestrian
Dressage individual  CAN Leonard Lafond
Eventing team  CAN Brian Herbinson
John Rumble
James Elder
 Rowing
Four without coxswain M CAN Donald Arnold
Lome Loomer
Walter D'Hondt
Archibald McKinnon
Eight with coxswain M CAN David Helliwell
William McKerlich
Philip Kueper
Donald Pretty
Douglas McDonald
Richard McClure
Robert Wilson
Lawrence West
Carlton Ogawa
 Sailing
Dragon  CAN David Howard
Herald Clifford Howard
Donald Tytler
Star  CAN Eugene Pennell
George Parsons
Finn M CAN Bruce Kirby
Sharpie  CAN William Thomas
Archibald Cameron
 Shooting
Rifle three positions M CAN Gilmour Boa
Rifle prone M CAN Gerald Ouellette
Gilmour Boa
Free rifle M CAN Gerald Ouellette
 Swimming
100 m freestyle W CAN Gladys Priestley
Virginia Grant
Helen Stewart
100 m freestyle M CAN George Park
400 m freestyle W CAN Elizabeth Whittall
Gladys Priestley
400 m freestyle M CAN William Slater
1500 m freestyle M CAN William Slater
100 m backstroke W CAN Lenora Fisher
Sara Barber
100 m butterfly W CAN Sara Barber
200 m butterfly M CAN George Park
4x100 m freestyle W CAN Gladys Priestley
Sara Barber
Helen Stewart
Virginia Grant
 Weightlifting
Featherweight M CAN Jules Sylvain
Middleweight M CAN Adrien Gilbert
Heavyweight M CAN William David Baillie
 Wrestling
Greco-Roman light-heavyweight M CAN Robert Steckle
* The list of Canadian athletes in the 1956 Olympic Games is not yet complete
This information about Canadian athletes in the Olympic Summer Games in Melbourne 1956 is based on the official olympic reports and Olympian Database
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