Belgium at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Belgium at the Olympic Games

Flag of Belgium
IOC code  BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (Dutch) (French)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 51 men and 3 women in 12 sports
Medals
Rank: 28
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
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Belgium competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 54 competitors, 51 men and 3 women, took part in 37 events in 12 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's Marathon

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Men's 1.000m Scratch Sprint

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

Men's Team Time Trial

Men's Individual Road Race

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers, all men, represented Belgium in 1956.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre

Hockey[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-14. 

External links[edit]