Malaya at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Malaysia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Malaya
IOC code  MAS
  (MAL used at these Games)
NOC Olympic Council of Malaysia
Website www.olympic.org.my (English)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 32 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Tan Kim Bee[1]
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

*As Malaya

Summer Youth Olympics Games

Other related appearances
North Borneo (1956)

Federation of Malaya competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. It was the first Olympic appearance by the nation, which later expanded and was renamed as Malaysia in 1963.

Athletics[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men
Track events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lee Kah Fook 100 m 11.84 5 Did not advance
Raja Azlam Ngah Ali 11.41 6 Did not advance
Sinnayah Karuppiah Jarabalan 11.56 3 Did not advance
Lee Kah Fook 200 m 23.94 6 Did not advance
Abdul Rahim Ahmed 400 m 50.93 5 Did not advance
Kenneth Perera 51.96 7 Did not advance
Kenneth Perera 800 m N/A Did not advance
Manikavagasam Harichandra 1:56.27 7 N/A Did not advance
Women
Track event
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Annie Choong 100 m 12.73 4 Did not advance

Hockey[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Team roster
Group B
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 Great Britain 3 1 2 0 5 4 4
 Australia 3 2 0 1 6 4 4
 Malaya 3 0 2 1 5 6 2
 Kenya 3 0 2 1 2 4 2
Qualified for the semifinals
23 November 1956
11:30
Great Britain  2–2 (1–1)  Malaya

26 November 1956
16:00
Australia  3–2 (2–1)  Malaya

28 November 1956
16:00
Malaya  1–1 (0–1)  Kenya
Ninth to twelfth classification
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts Rank
 Malaya 3 3 0 0 14 2 6 9
 Kenya 3 2 0 1 14 3 4 10
 United States 3 0 1 2 1 7 1 =11
 Afghanistan 3 0 1 2 1 18 1 =11
3 December 1956
Malaya  8–0  Afghanistan

4 December 1956
Malaya  3–0  United States

6 December 1956
Malaya  3–2  Kenya

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Joseph Chong 50 m pistol N/A 438 33
Liew Foh Sin Trap N/A 140 29
Moe Fu Kiat N/A 145 28

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Fong Seow Hor 200 m butterfly 2:56.0 7 N/A Did not advance
Lim Heng Chek 100 m backstroke 1:12.4 7 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Military press Snatch Clean & jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Koh Eng Tong Featherweight 90.0 14 82.5 19 112.5 14 285.0 17
Chan Pak Lum Middleweight 100.0 12 102.5 12 DNF
Tan Kim Bee Middle-heavyweight 117.5 13 122.5 5 155.0 5 395.0 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malaya". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 August 2012.