Cycling at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's tandem

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Cycling - Men's tandem
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Venue Melbourne
Dates 3-6 December 1956
Competitors 20 from 10 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 Tandem at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, held from 3 to 6 December 1956.[1] There were 20 participants from 10 nations. The winner of each heat qualified for the quarterfinals, the losers for the repechages.

Final classification[edit]

Rank Name Nationality
1st Anthony Marchant
Ian Browne
2nd Ladislav Fouček
Václav Machek
3rd Cesare Pinarello
Giuseppe Ogna
4 Eric Thompson
Peter Brotherton
Great Britain
5 André Gruchet
Robert Vidal
Ritchie Johnston
Warren Johnston
New Zealand
Raymond Robinson
Thomas Shardelow
South Africa
Donald Ferguson
James Rossi
United States
9 Rostislav Vargashkin
Vladimir Leonov
Soviet Union
Fritz Neuser
Günther Ziegler


  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's Tandem". Retrieved 26 July 2014. 

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