Kenya at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Kenya at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of British East Africa.svg
IOC code KEN
NOC National Olympic Committee of Kenya
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 25 (24 men, 1 woman) in 4 sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
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.[1]


Men's 5000 metres

Men's Marathon

High Jump



Two shooters represented Kenya in 1956.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone



  1. ^ "Kenya at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Retrieved 14 June 2015. 

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