Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Athletics at the
1956 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's 3000 metres Steeplechase at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. There were a total number of 23 participants.

Final classification[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE HEAT FINAL
Med 1.png  Chris Brasher (GBR) 8:53.8 8:41.2
Med 2.png  Sándor Rozsnyói (HUN) 8:46.6 8:43.6
Med 3.png  Ernst Larsen (NOR) 8:46.8 8:44.0
4.  Heinz Laufer (EUA) 8:53.0 8:44.4
5.  Semyon Rzshishchin (URS) 8:53.0 8:44.6
6.  John Disley (GBR) 8:46.6 8:44.6
7.  Neil Robbins (AUS) 8:55.4 8:50.0
8.  Eric Shirley (GBR) 8:52.6 8:57.0
9.  Charles Jones (USA) 8:47.4 9:13.0
10.  Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak (POL) 8:48.0 DNF
 Horace Ashenfelter (USA) 8:51.0 DNQ
 Vasily Vlasenko (URS) 8:55.0 DNQ
 Georgios Papavassiliou (GRE) 8:55.6 DNQ
 Karl Tjornebö (SWE) 9:02.0 DNQ
 Ilkka Auer (FIN) 9:04.0 DNQ
 Laszlo Jeszenski (HUN) 9:04.2 DNQ
 Yevgeny Kadiakine (URS) 9:09.6 DNQ
 Graham Thomas (AUS) 9:09.8 DNQ
 Phillip Coleman (USA) 9:10.0 DNQ
 Olavi Rinteenpaa (FIN) 9:10.0 DNQ
 Ronald Blackney (AUS) 9:16.0 DNQ
 Frans Herman (BEL) DNF DNQ
 Eduardo Fontecilla (CHI) DNF DNQ

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