Hungary at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Hungary at the Olympic Games

Flag of Hungary
IOC code  HUN
NOC Hungarian Olympic Committee
Website www.mob.hu (Hungarian) (English)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 108 (88 men and 20 woman) in 12 sports
Flag bearer József Csermák and István Erdélyi
Medals
Rank: 4
Gold
9
Silver
10
Bronze
7
Total
26
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Hungary competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 108 competitors, 88 men and 20 women, took part in 80 events in 12 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Diving[edit]

Men's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 77.77
  • Final — 149.25 (→ 4th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 72.85
  • Final — 138.83 (→ 7th place)

Fencing[edit]

18 fencers, 16 men and 2 women, represented Hungary in 1956.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Hungary in 1956.

Individual
Team
  • Gábor Benedek
  • János Bódy
  • Antal Moldrich

Rowing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hungary at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 

External links[edit]