400 m freestyle M - Swimming at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Men's 400 m freestyle - Swimming
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Swimming at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics  Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - Swimming
Men's 400 m freestyle 1956
Final
Murray Rose AUS 4.27,3 OR
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka JPN 4.30,4
George Breen USA 4.32,5
4. Kevin O'Halloran AUS 4.32,9
5. Hans Zierold GER 4.34,6
6. Garry Winram AUS 4.34,9
7. Koji Nonoshita JPN 4.38,2
8. Angelo Romani ITA 4.41,7
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. Kevin O'Halloran AUS 4.36,9 q
2. Koji Nonoshita JPN 4.37,3 q
3. Angelo Romani ITA 4.37,6 q
4. William Woolsey USA 4.38,2
5. Sylvio dos Santos BRA 4.48,8
6. Ulfiano Babol PHI 4.53,4
7. Wan Shiu Ming HKG 5.02,6
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. John Wardrop GBR 4.39,8
2. Anthony Briscoe RSA 4.41,4
3. George Onekea USA 4.41,6
4. Hans Köhler GER 4.43,5
5. Habib Nasution INA 4.44,0
6. Per-Olof Östrand SWE 4.45,9
7. Gilberto Martinez COL 4.51,4
8. Raul Martin CUB 4.58,2
Round 1 - Heat 3
1. George Breen USA 4.35,7 q
2. Peter Duncan RSA 4.46,7
3. Karri Käykhö FIN 4.49,6
4. Yoshiro Noda JPN 4.49,9
5. Guy Montserrat FRA 4.52,6
Round 1 - Heat 4
1. Garry Winram AUS 4.34,5 q
2. Jean Boiteux FRA 4.37,9
3. William Slater CAN 4.40,4
4. Neil McKechnie GBR 4.42,6
5. Boris Nikitine URS 4.42,8
6. William Steuart RSA 4.43,0
7. Bana Sailani PHI 4.49,0
Round 1 - Heat 5
1. Murray Rose AUS 4.31,7 q
2. Tsuyoshi Yamanaka JPN 4.31,8 q
3. Hans Zierold GER 4.31,7 q
4. Jenö Ats HUN 4.47,6
5. Jacques Collignon FRA 4.49,3
Men's 400 m freestyle - Swimming - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Swimmers competed in preliminary heats and final. The eight swimmers with the best time in the preliminary heats advanced to the final. The winner of the final was the Olympic Champion.

Event facts: Men's 400 m freestyle competition was held at the Swimming Stadium and 32 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's 400 m freestyle - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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