1956 World Table Tennis Championships

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The 1956 World Table Tennis Championships were held in Tokyo from April 2 to April 11, 1956.[1][2]

Medalists[edit]

Team[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's team  Japan
Ichiro Ogimura
Toshiaki Tanaka
Yoshio Tomita
Keisuke Tsunoda
 Czechoslovakia
Ivan Andreadis
Ladislav Štípek
Vaclav Tereba
Ludvik Vyhnanovsky
 China
Hu Bingquan
Jiang Yongning
Tsen Huai-Kuang
Wang Chuanyao
Yang Ruihua
 Romania
Matei Gantner
Tiberiu Harasztosi
Paul Pesch
Mircea Popescu
Toma Reiter
Women's team  Romania
Angelica Rozeanu
Ella Zeller
 England
Ann Haydon
Diane Rowe
 Japan
Fujie Eguchi
Tomie Okawa
Yoshiko Tanaka
Kiiko Watanabe

Individual[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles Japan Ichiro Ogimura Japan Toshiaki Tanaka Japan Yoshio Tomita
Japan Akio Nohira
Women's singles Japan Tomie Okawa Japan Kiiko Watanabe Japan Fujie Eguchi
Romania Ella Zeller
Men's doubles Japan Ichiro Ogimura
Japan Yoshio Tomita
Czechoslovakia Ivan Andreadis
Czechoslovakia Ladislav Štípek
Czechoslovakia Vaclav Tereba
Czechoslovakia Ludvik Vyhnanovsky
Japan Toshiaki Tanaka
Japan Keisuke Tsunoda
Women's doubles Romania Angelica Rozeanu
Romania Ella Zeller
Japan Fujie Eguchi
Japan Kiiko Watanabe
Japan Tomie Okawa
Japan Yoshiko Tanaka
England Ann Haydon
England Diane Rowe
Mixed doubles United States Erwin Klein
United States Leah Neuberger
Czechoslovakia Ivan Andreadis
England Ann Haydon
Japan Motoo Fujii
Japan Yoshiko Tanaka
Romania Toma Reiter
Romania Ella Zeller

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Championships Results". ITTF Museum. Retrieved 7 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "ITTF Statistics". ittf.com. Retrieved 7 April 2012. 

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