Belgium at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Belgium at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IOC code BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (in Dutch) (in French)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 51 men and 3 women in 12 sports
Medals
Ranked 28th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Belgium competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 54 competitors, 51 men and 3 women, took part in 37 events in 12 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Silver[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's Marathon

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Sprint
Time trial
Team pursuit
Team road race
Individual road race

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers, all men, represented Belgium in 1956.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre

Hockey[edit]

Rowing[edit]

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

Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Two shooters represented Belgium in 1956.

50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-14. 
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Belgium Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 February 2018. 

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