Austria at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Austria at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IOC codeAUT
NOCAustrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oeoc.at (in German)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors29 (24 men and 5 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearerFranz Wimmer
Medals
Ranked 34th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Austria competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 29 competitors, 24 men and 5 women, took part in 33 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
Canoeing Men's K-2 1000m
 Bronze Alfred Sageder
Josef Kloimstein
Rowing Men's coxless pair

Athletics[edit]

Men's Marathon

Cycling[edit]

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

Men's Individual Road Race

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Four male cyclists represented Austria in 1956.

Individual road race
Team road race
Time trial
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Women's 10m Platform

  • Eva Pfarrhofer
    • Preliminary Round — 46.02 (→ did not advance, 13th place)

Fencing[edit]

One fencer represented Austria in 1956.

Women's foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Austria had four male rowers participate in three out of seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair

Sailing[edit]

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Wolfgang Erndl Finn 14 15 10 DNF 5 DNF 12 1910 15

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Austria at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 October 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Austria Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 February 2018.

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