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Soviet Union at the 1956 Summer Olympics

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Soviet Union at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
IOC codeURS
NOCSoviet Olympic Committee
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors272 (233 men, 39 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearerAleksey Medvedev
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
37
Silver
29
Bronze
32
Total
98
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Estonia (1920–1936, 1992–)
 Latvia (1924–1936, 1992–)
 Lithuania (1924–1928, 1992–)
 Unified Team (1992)
 Armenia (1994–)
 Belarus (1994–)
 Georgia (1994–)
 Kazakhstan (1994–)
 Kyrgyzstan (1994–)
 Moldova (1994–)
 Russia (1994–)
 Ukraine (1994–)
 Uzbekistan (1994–)
 Azerbaijan (1996–)
 Tajikistan (1996–)
 Turkmenistan (1996–)

The Soviet Union (USSR) competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. 272 competitors, 233 men and 39 women, took part in 135 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists

The USSR finished first in the final medal rankings, with 37 gold and 98 total medals.

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Men's 110 m hurdles

  • Heat — 14.4s
  • Semifinals — 14.5s
  • Final — 14.6s (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 14.5s (→ did not advance)

Men's marathon

Basketball

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

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

Diving

Men's 10 m platform

  • Preliminary Round — 76.56
  • Final — 142.95 (→ 5th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 73.02
  • Final — 134.52 (→ 8th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 68.92 (→ did not advance, 13th place)

Women's 3 m platform

  • Preliminary Round — 62.12
  • Final — 98.15 (→ 11th place)

Women's 10 m platform

  • Preliminary Round — 52.19
  • Final — 76.95 (→ 9th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 49.22
  • Final — 76.40 (→ 9th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 52.64
  • Final — 73.84 (→ 9th place)

Fencing

20 fencers, 17 men and 3 women, represented the Soviet Union 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

Football

Gymnastics

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented the Soviet Union in 1956. The Soviet pentathletes won gold in the team event.

Individual
Team
  • Igor Novikov
  • Aleksandr Tarasov
  • Ivan Deriuhin

Rowing

The Soviet Union had 25 male rowers participate in seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's single sculls – 1st place (
Med 1.png
gold medal)
Men's double sculls – 1st place (
Med 1.png
gold medal)
Men's coxless pair – 2nd place (
Med 2.png
silver medal)
Men's coxed pair – 3rd place (
Med 3.png
bronze medal)
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

Sailing

Shooting

Eleven shooters represented the Soviet Union in 1956.

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

Swimming

Water polo

Weightlifting

Wrestling

Medals by republic

In the following table for team events number of team representatives, who received medals are counted, not "one medal for all the team", as usual. Because there were people from different republics in one team.

RankRepublicGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Russian SFSR473336116
2 Ukrainian SSR1441129
3 Armenian SSR4004
4 Georgian SSR2068
5 Latvian SSR1405
6 Lithuanian SSR0314
7 Azerbaijan SSR0101
 Byelorussian SSR0101
9 Estonian SSR0011
Totals (9 republics)684655169

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Soviet Union at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Soviet Union Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 28 June 2015.

External links

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