Canada at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Canada at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg
IOC code CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (English) (French)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 92 (77 men and 15 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Robert Steckle
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 1 3 6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Canada competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 92 competitors, 77 men and 15 women, took part in 81 events in 14 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Sprint
Time trial
Individual road race
  • Patrick Murphy — 5:27:28 (→ 29th place)
  • Fred Markus — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • James Davies — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Diving[edit]

Men's 10m Platform

  • William Patrick
    • Preliminary Round — 67.71 (→ did not advance, 15th place)

Fencing[edit]

One fencer represented Canada in 1956.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Five shooters represented Canada in 1956. In the 50 m rifle, prone event, Gerald Ouellette won gold and Gil Boa won bronze.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-14.