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Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

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These are the official results of the men's 4 × 100 m relay event at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. Eighteen nations took part in the competition.[1]

Final classificationEdit

RANK NATION NAME ATHLETES HEAT SEMI FINAL
    United States (USA) Thane Baker
Leamon King
Bobby Morrow
Ira Murchison
40.5 40.3 39.5
    Soviet Union (URS) Leonid Bartenev
Yuriy Konovalov
Vladimir Sukharev
Boris Tokarev
40.7 40.3 39.8
    United Team of Germany (EUA) Heinz Fütterer
Manfred Germar
Lothar Knörzer
Leonhard Pohl
40.8 40.5 40.3
4.   Italy (ITA) Giovanni Ghiselli
Franco Galbiati
Luigi Gnocchi
Vincenzo Lombardo
40.9 41.1 40.3
5.   Great Britain (GBR) Kenneth Box
Roy Sandstrom
David Segal
Brian Shenton
41.2 40.6 40.6
6.   Poland (POL) Zenon Baranowski
Marian Foik
Janusz Jarzembowski
Edward Szmidt
40.9 41.0 40.6
  Australia (AUS) Gavin Carragher
Hector Hogan
Raymond Land
Edward McGlynn
40.6 40.8 DNQ
  Pakistan (PAK) Abdul Aziz
Muhammad Sharif Butt
Abdul Khaliq
Ghulam Raziq
41.3 40.8 DNQ
  France (FRA) René Bonino
Alain David
Jocelyn Delecourt
Constantin Lissenko
40.8 41.3 DNQ
  Japan (JPN) Kanji Akagi
Akira Kiyofuji
Masaji Tajima
Kyohei Ushio
42.2 41.3 DNQ
  Hungary (HUN) György Csanyi
Béla Goldoványi
Sandor Jakabfy
Geza Varasdi
41.5 41.5 DNQ
  Brazil (BRA) Ary Facanha de Sa
Jorge Machado
João Pires Sobrinho
José Telles da Conceição
41.6 43.8 DNQ
  Canada (CAN) Joseph Foreman
Richard Harding
Stanley Levenson
John Parrington
41.7 DNQ DNQ
  Venezuela (VEN) Alfonso Bruno
Clive Bonas
Rafael Romero
Apolinar Solorzano
42.0 DNQ DNQ
  Thailand (THA) Montri Srinaka
Phaibulya Vacharabhan
Vanchak Voradilok
Snay Wongchaoom
44.2 DNQ DNQ
  Ethiopia (ETH) Bekele Haile
Abebe Hailou
Beyene Legesse
Robba Nigouse
44.3 DNQ DNQ
  Liberia (LBR) George Johnson
Edward Martins
Emmanuel Gbecy Putu
James Roberts
47.7 DNQ DNQ
  Nigeria (NGR) Edward Alabi Ajado
Abdul Karim Amu
Titus Abimbola Erinle
Rafio Adio Oluwa
DSQ DNQ DNQ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

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