Hungary at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Hungary at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg
IOC code HUN
NOC Hungarian Olympic Committee
Website www.mob.hu (Hungarian) (English)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 108 (88 men and 20 woman) in 12 sports
Flag bearer József Csermák and István Erdélyi
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
9 10 7 26
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Hungary competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 108 competitors, 88 men and 20 women, took part in 80 events in 12 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Diving[edit]

Men's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 77.77
  • Final — 149.25 (→ 4th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 72.85
  • Final — 138.83 (→ 7th place)

Fencing[edit]

18 fencers, 16 men and 2 women, represented Hungary in 1956.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Hungary in 1956.

Individual
Team
  • Gábor Benedek
  • János Bódy
  • Antal Moldrich

Rowing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Five shooters represented Hungary in 1956.

25 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
100m running deer

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hungary at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 

External links[edit]