North Borneo at the 1956 Summer Olympics
|North Borneo at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm|
|Competitors||2 in 1 sport|
|Flag bearer||Gabuh Bin Piging|
|Olympic history (summary)|
|1956 • 1960|
|Other related appearances|
North Borneo competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. It was the only Olympic appearance by the former British protectorate, which formed part of the new country Malaysia in 1963.
Both of Sabahan athletes competed in the same event—men's triple jump—but neither qualified for the final.
|Gabuh Piging||Men's triple jump||14.55 m||24||Did not advance|
|Sium Bin Diau||14.09 m||28||Did not advance|
- The Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956 (PDF). Melbourne: The Organizing Committee of the XVI Olympiad, Melbourne, 1956. 1958. Retrieved 2008-08-30.
- "North Borneo at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2008-08-30.