Swedish athletes in the Melbourne 1956 Olympics

Swedish athletes at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics*

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Event

Athletes

 Athletics
1500 m M SWE Dan Waern
Ingvar Ericsson
5000 m M SWE Rune Aahlund
10000 m M SWE Rune Aahlund
Marathon M SWE Arnold Vaide
Thomas Nilsson
Evert Nyberg
3000 m steeplechase M SWE Gunnar Tjörnebo
20 km walk M SWE John Ljunggren
Lars Hindmar
50 km walk M SWE John Ljunggren
High jump M SWE Bengt Nilsson
Stig Pettersson
Pole vault M SWE Ragnar Lundberg
Long jump M SWE Torgny Wåhlander
Shot put M SWE Erik Uddebom
Discus throw M SWE Erik Uddebom
Hammer throw M SWE Birger Asplund
High jump W SWE Gunhild Larking
Javelin throw W SWE Ingrid Almqvist
 Boxing
Middleweight M SWE Stig Sjölin
Light-heavyweight M SWE Lennart Risberg
Heavyweight M SWE Thörner Åhsman
 Canoe & Kayak
K1 1000 m M SWE Gert Fredriksson
K2 1000 m M SWE Ragnar Heurlin
Carl-Åke Ljung
K1 10000 m M SWE Gert Fredriksson
K2 10000 m M SWE Hans Wetterström
Carl-Axel Sundin
C1 1000 m M SWE Verner Wettersten
C1 10000 m M SWE Verner Wettersten
 Cycling
Road race M SWE Lars Nordwall
Road race team M SWE Lars Nordwall
Roland Ströhm
Karl-Ivan Andersson
 Diving
Springboard W SWE Birte Hanson
Anna-Stina Wahlberg
Platform W SWE Birte Hanson
 Equestrian
Dressage individual  SWE Henri Saint Cyr
Gehnäll Persson
Gustaf-Adolf Boltenstern Jr.
Dressage team  SWE Gehnäll Persson
Gustaf-Adolf Boltenstern Jr.
Henri Saint Cyr
Eventing individual  SWE Petrus Kastenman
 Fencing
Epee individual M SWE Carl Forssell
Per Carleson
Berndt-Otto Rehbinder
 Gymnastics
Individual all-round W SWE Karin Lindberg
Maude Karlen
Ann-Sofi Colling-Pettersson
Doris Hedberg
Evy Berggren
Eva Rönström
Team W SWE Maude Karlen
Doris Hedberg
Karin Lindberg
Evy Berggren
Ann-Sofi Colling-Pettersson
Eva Rönström
Floor W SWE Doris Hedberg
Vault W SWE Doris Hedberg
Ann-Sofi Colling-Pettersson
Floor M SWE William Thoresson
Team exercise W SWE Ann-Sofi Colling-Pettersson
Maude Karlen
Doris Hedberg
Eva Rönström
Karin Lindberg
Evy Berggren
 Modern Pentathlon
Individual M SWE Bertil Haase
Björn Thofelt
Lars Hall
Team M SWE Lars Hall
Bertil Haase
Björn Thofelt
 Rowing
Four with coxswain M SWE Olof Larsson
Ivar Aronsson
Bertil Göransson
Gösta Eriksson
Sven Ever Gunnarsson
 Sailing
5,5 m  SWE Sture Stork
Lars Thörn
Hjalmar Karlsson
Dragon  SWE Leif Wikström
Bengt Palmquist
Folke Bohlin
Finn M SWE Richard Sarby
 Shooting
Rifle three positions M SWE Anders Kvissberg
Nils Johan Sundberg
Rifle prone M SWE John Sundberg
Anders Kvissberg
Free rifle M SWE Anders Kvissberg
Nils Johan Sundberg
Moving target M SWE Per Olof Sköldberg
Benkt Austrin
Free pistol M SWE Torsten Ullman
Åke Lindblom
Trap M SWE Hans Liljedahl
Knut Holmqvist
 Swimming
100 m freestyle W SWE Kate Jobson
Anita Hellström
400 m freestyle W SWE Brigitta Wängberg
Anita Hellström
Karin Larsson
400 m freestyle M SWE Per-Olof Östrand
4x100 m freestyle W SWE Brigitta Wängberg
Karin Larsson
Anita Hellström
Kate Jobson
 Weightlifting
Middleweight M SWE Rune Franzen
 Wrestling
Freestyle welterweight M SWE Per Berlin
Freestyle middleweight M SWE Bengt Lindblad
Freestyle light-heavyweight M SWE Wiking Palm
Greco-Roman flyweight M SWE Bengt Johansson
Greco-Roman bantamweight M SWE Edvin Vesterby
Greco-Roman featherweight M SWE Gunnar Håkansson
Greco-Roman lightweight M SWE Olle Anderberg
Greco-Roman welterweight M SWE Per Berlin
Greco-Roman middleweight M SWE Karl-Axel Jansson
Greco-Roman light-heavyweight M SWE Karl-Erik Nilsson
Greco-Roman heavyweight M SWE Bertil Antonsson
* The list of Swedish athletes in the 1956 Olympic Games is not yet complete
This information about Swedish athletes in the Olympic Summer Games in Melbourne 1956 is based on the official olympic reports and Olympian Database
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