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Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's pole vault


Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's pole vault

These are the official results of the Men's Pole Vault at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. The final was held on the third day of the track and field competition, on Monday November 26, 1956.

Final classification


border|alt=|link=]] Bob Richards (USA) 4.56 m

border|alt=|link=]] Bob Gutowski (USA) 4.53 m
(GRE) 4.50 m

border|alt=|link=]] (USA) 4.35 m
5.  Ragnar Lundberg (SWE) 4.25 m
6.  Zenon Wazny (POL) 4.25 m
7.  Eeles Landström (FIN) 4.25 m
8.  Manfred Preussger (EUA) 4.25 m
9.  Vladimir Bulatov (URS) 4.15 m
 Giulio Chiesa (ITA) 4.15 m
11.  Anatoly Petrov (URS) 4.15 m
12.  Zbigniew Janiszewski (POL) 4.15 m
13.  Vitaly Tchernobai (URS) 4.00 m
 Matti Sutinen (FIN) DNQ
 Peter Denton (AUS) DNQ
 Rolando Cruz (PUR) DNQ
 Bruce Peever (AUS) DNQ
 Victor Sillon (FRA) DNQ
 Allah Ditta (PAK) DNQ


  • Official Report
  • Results
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