Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

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Athletics at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
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 4x100m Relay event at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. Eighteen nations took part in the competition.

Final classification[edit]

RANK NATION NAME ATHLETES HEAT SEMI FINAL
Med 1.png  United States (USA) Thane Baker
Leamon King
Bobby Morrow
Ira Murchison
40.5 40.3 39.5
Med 2.png  Soviet Union (URS) Leonid Bartenev
Yuriy Konovalov
Vladimir Sukharev
Boris Tokarev
40.7 40.3 39.8
Med 3.png  Germany (EUA) Heinz Fütterer
Manfred Germar
Lothar Knörzer
Leonhard Pohl
40.8 40.5 40.3
4.  Italy (ITA) Giovanni Ghiselli
Franco Galbiati
Luigi Gnocchi
Vincenzo Lombardo
40.9 41.1 40.3
5.  Great Britain (GBR) Kenneth Box
Roy Sandstrom
David Segal
Brian Shenton
41.2 40.6 40.6
6.  Poland (POL) Zenon Baranowski
Marian Foik
Janusz Jarzembowski
Edward Szmidt
40.9 41.0 40.6
 Australia (AUS) Gavin Carragher
Hector Hogan
Raymond Land
Edward McGlynn
40.6 40.8 DNQ
 Pakistan (PAK) Abdul Aziz
Muhamad Sharif Butt
Abdul Khaliq
Ghulam Raziq
41.3 40.8 DNQ
 France (FRA) René Bonino
Alain David
Jocelyn Delecourt
Constantin Lissenko
40.8 41.3 DNQ
 Japan (JPN) Kanji Akagi
Akira Kiyofuji
Masaji Tajima
Kyohei Ushio
42.2 41.3 DNQ
 Hungary (HUN) György Csanyi
Béla Goldoványi
Sandor Jakabfy
Geza Varasdi
41.5 41.5 DNQ
 Brazil (BRA) Ary Facanha de Sa
Jorge Machado
João Pires Sobrinho
José Telles da Conceição
41.6 43.8 DNQ
 Canada (CAN) Joseph Foreman
Richard Harding
Stanley Levenson
John Parrington
41.7 DNQ DNQ
 Venezuela (VEN) Alfonso Bruno
Clive Bonas
Rafael Romero
Apolinar Solorzano
42.0 DNQ DNQ
 Thailand (THA) Montri Srinaka
Phaibulya Vacharabhan
Vanchak Voradilok
Snay Wongchaoom
44.2 DNQ DNQ
 Ethiopia (ETH) Haile Bekele
Abebe Hailou
Beyene Legesse
Robba Nigouse
44.3 DNQ DNQ
 Liberia (LBR) George Johnson
Edward Martins
Emmanuel Gbecy Putu
James Roberts
47.7 DNQ DNQ
 Nigeria (NGR) Edward Alabi Ajado
Abdul Karim Amu
Titus Abimbola Erinle
Rafio Adio Oluwa
DSQ DNQ DNQ

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