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Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's trap


Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's trap

Men's trap
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Venue Melbourne, Australia
Dates 29 November - 1 December
Competitors 32 from 18 nations
Gold medal    Italy
Silver medal    Poland
Bronze medal    Italy
Shooting at the
1956 Summer Olympics
25 m rapid fire pistol men
50 metre pistol men
300 metre rifle men
50 m rifle, three positions men
50 m rifle, prone men
100 m running deer men
Trap men

The men's trap was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics programme. It was the seventh appearance of the event. The competition was held from 29 November to 1 December 1956 at the shooting ranges in Melbourne. 32 shooters from 18 nations competed.[1]


Place Shooter Total
1  Galliano Rossini (ITA) 195
2  Adam Smelczyński (POL) 190
3  Alessandro Ciceri (ITA) 188
4  Nikolay Mogilevsky (URS) 188
5  Yury Nikandrov (URS) 188
6  František Čapek (TCH) 187
7  Knut Holmqvist (SWE) 178
8  Hans Liljedahl (SWE) 177
9  John Bryant (AUS) 176
10  Robert Pignard (FRA) 176
11  Hans Aasnæs (NOR) 176
12  Ioannis Koutsis (GRE) 175
13  Franco Mignini (VEN) 172
14  Michel Prévost (FRA) 171
15  Zygmunt Kiszkurno (POL) 170
16  Juan Gindre (ARG) 170
17  Earl Caldwell (CAN) 169
18  Joe Wheater (GBR) 168
19  Raúl Olivo (VEN) 165
20  Clement Mudford (AUS) 164
21  Ernest Fear (GBR) 162
22  William Peters (COL) 155
23  Tokusaburo Iwata (JPN) 155
24  Enrique Beech (PHI) 152
25  Igor Treybal (TCH) 148
26  Federico Valle (PUR) 147
27  León Bozzi (ARG) 146
28  Moe Fu Kiat (MAL) 145
29  Liew Foh Sin (MAL) 140
30  Ujitoshi Konomi (JPN) 140
31  Fernando Jiménez (PUR) 126
32  Frank Opsal (CAN) 118


  1. ^ "Shooting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's Trap". Retrieved 19 February 2015. 
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