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Japan at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Japan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Japan
IOC code  JPN
NOC Japanese Olympic Committee
Website www.joc.or.jp (Japanese)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 110 in 13 sports
Flag bearer Shozo Sasahara
Medals
Rank: 10
Gold
4
Silver
10
Bronze
5
Total
19
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Japan competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 110 competitors, 94 men and 16 women, took part in 71 events in 13 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Athletics 1
  • Basketball 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Cycling 4
  • Diving 5
  • Fencing 6
  • Football 7
  • Gymnastics 8
  • Rowing 9
  • Shooting 10
  • Swimming 11
  • Weightlifting 12
  • Wrestling 13
  • References 14
  • External links 15

Athletics

Men's Marathon

Basketball

Boxing

Cycling

Time trial
Individual road race

Diving

Men's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 70.76
  • Final — 123.69 (→ 11th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 69.76
  • Final — 120.20 (→ 12th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 48.45
  • Final — 70.95 (→ 10th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 46.15
  • Final — 69.71 (→ 11th place)

Fencing

One fencer represented Japan in 1956.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Football

Gymnastics

Rowing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-18. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database


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