Italy at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the Olympic Games

Flag of Italy
IOC code  ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (Italian)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 129 (114 men, 15 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Edoardo Mangiarotti
Medals
Rank: 5
Gold
8
Silver
8
Bronze
9
Total
25
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Italy competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 129 competitors, 114 men and 15 women, took part in 76 events in 13 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

 Gold[edit]

 Silver[edit]

 Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's Marathon

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit
Team road race
Individual road race

Fencing[edit]

19 fencers, 17 men and 2 women, represented Italy 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]

One male pentathlete represented Italy in 1956.

Individual

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 8:46.2 (→ 7th place)

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]