Shot put M - Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Men's Shot put - Athletics
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

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Men's Shot put 1956
Parry O'BrienUSA18,57OR
Bill NiederUSA18,18
Jiri SkoblaTCH17,65
4. Kenneth BantumUSA17,48
5. Boris BalyayevURS16,96
6. Erik UddebomSWE16,65
7. Karlheinz WegmannGER16,63
8. Georgios TsakanikasGRE16,56
9. Berry DonathAUS16,52
10. Silvano MeconiITA16,28
11. Robert HanlinAUS16,08
12. Barclay PalmerGBR15,81
13. Vladimir LochilovURS15,62
14. Raymond ThomasFRA15,31
1. Jiri SkoblaTCH17,15q
2. Bill NiederUSA16,76q
3. Parry O'BrienUSA16,62q
4. Berry DonathAUS16,57q
5. Erik UddebomSWE16,36q
6. Silvano MeconiITA16,19q
7. Georgios TsakanikasGRE15,99q
8. Kenneth BantumUSA15,76q
9. Karlheinz WegmannGER15,73q
10. Vladimir LochilovURS15,64q
11. Robert HanlinAUS15,62q
12. Raymond ThomasFRA15,42q
13. Barclay PalmerGBR15,19q
14. Boris BalyayevURS15,03q

Men's Shot put - Athletics - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Athletes competed in a qualifying round followed by the final. Top twelve and ties in the qualifying round and all those reaching the announced qualification limit advanced to the final. In the final all finalists were given three tries. The top eight were then given three more.

Event facts: Men's Shot put competition was held at the and 14 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's Shot put - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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