Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's pole vault

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Athletics at the
1956 Summer Olympics
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These are the official results of the Men's Pole Vault at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. The final was held on the third day of the track and field competition, on Monday November 26, 1956.

Final classification[edit]

Med 1.png  Bob Richards (USA) 4.56 m
Med 2.png  Bob Gutowski (USA) 4.53 m
Med 3.png  Georgios Roubanis (GRE) 4.50 m
4.  George Mattos (USA) 4.35 m
5.  Ragnar Lundberg (SWE) 4.25 m
6.  Zenon Wazny (POL) 4.25 m
7.  Eeles Landström (FIN) 4.25 m
8.  Manfred Preussger (EUA) 4.25 m
9.  Vladimir Bulatov (URS) 4.15 m
 Giulio Chiesa (ITA) 4.15 m
11.  Anatoly Petrov (URS) 4.15 m
12.  Zbigniew Janiszewski (POL) 4.15 m
13.  Vitaly Tchernobai (URS) 4.00 m
 Matti Sutinen (FIN) DNQ
 Peter Denton (AUS) DNQ
 Rolando Cruz (PUR) DNQ
 Bruce Peever (AUS) DNQ
 Victor Sillon (FRA) DNQ
 Allah Ditta (PAK) DNQ