Kenya at the 1956 Summer Olympics
|Kenya at the
1956 Summer Olympics
|NOC||National Olympic Committee of Kenya|
|Competitors||25 (24 men, 1 woman) in 4 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
The Colony and Protectorate of Kenya competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. 25 competitors, 24 men and 1 woman, took part in 10 events in 4 sports.
- Nyandika Maiyoro (→7th place)
- Arap Sum Kanuti — 2:58:42 (→ 31st place)
- Joseph Leresae (→18th place)
Two shooters represented Kenya in 1956.
- "Kenya at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
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