Cycling at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's sprint

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Cycling - Men's sprint
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Venue Melbourne
Dates 3-6 December 1956
Competitors 18 from 18 nations
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1952 1960»
Cycling at the
1956 Summer Olympics
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Road events
Individual road race men
Team road race men
Track events
1000m time trial men
Sprint men
Tandem men
Team pursuit men

These are the official results of the Men's 1.000m Scratch Sprint at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, held from 3 to 6 December 1956. There were 18 participants representing 18 nations in competition.[1]

Final classification[edit]

Rank Name Nationality
1st Michel Rousseau France
2nd Guglielmo Pesenti Italy
3rd Dick Ploog Australia
4 Warren Johnston New Zealand
5 Jack Disney United States
Ladislav Fouček Czechoslovakia
Boris Romanov Soviet Union
Thomas Shardelow South Africa
9 Anésio Argenton Brazil
Evrard Godefroid Belgium
Hernán Masanés Chile
León Mejía Colombia
Hylton Mitchell Trinidad and Tobago
Shazada Muhammad Shah-Rukh Pakistan
Keith Harrison Great Britain
Lê Văn Phước Vietnam
Fred Markus Canada
Paul Nyman Finland


  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1948 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's Sprint". Retrieved 26 July 2014. 

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