Romania at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Romania at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg
IOC code ROU
NOC Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Website www.cosr.ro (Romanian) (English) (French)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 44 (33 men and 11 women) in 10 sports
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
5 3 5 13
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Romania competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 44 competitors, 33 men and 11 women, took part in 35 events in 10 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Two fencers, both women, represented Romania in 1956.

Women's foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Romania in 1956.

Individual
Team
  • Cornel Vena
  • Dumitru Ţintea
  • Victor Teodorescu

Shooting[edit]

Four shooters represented Romania in 1956. In the 25 m pistol event Ștefan Petrescu won gold and Gheorghe Lichiardopol won bronze.

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

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Romania at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-19.