Italy at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC code ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (Italian)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 129 (114 men, 15 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Edoardo Mangiarotti
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
8 8 9 25
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Italy competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 129 competitors, 114 men and 15 women, took part in 76 events in 13 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

 Gold[edit]

 Silver[edit]

 Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's Marathon

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit
Team road race
Individual road race

Fencing[edit]

19 fencers, 17 men and 2 women, represented Italy 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]

One male pentathlete represented Italy in 1956.

Individual

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Five shooters represented Italy in 1956. In the trap event, Galliano Rossini won gold and Alessandro Ciceri won bronze.

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

Swimming[edit]

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Final — 8:46.2 (→ 7th place)

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 

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