Austria at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Austria competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 29 competitors, 24 men and 5 women, took part in 33 events in 11 sports.[1]

Austria at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IOC codeAUT
NOCAustrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oeoc.at (in German)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors29 (24 men and 5 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearerFranz Wimmer
Medals
Ranked 34th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Bronze Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
Canoeing Men's K-2 1000m
  Bronze Alfred Sageder
Josef Kloimstein
Rowing Men's coxless pair

AthleticsEdit

Men's marathon

CyclingEdit

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

Men's Individual Road Race

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Four male cyclists represented Austria in 1956.

Individual road race
Team road race
Time trial
Team pursuit

DivingEdit

Women's 10m platform

  • Eva Pfarrhofer
    • Preliminary Round — 46.02 (→ did not advance, 13th place)

FencingEdit

One fencer represented Austria in 1956.

Women's foil

GymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

Austria had four male rowers participate in three out of seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Wolfgang Erndl Finn 14 15 10 DNF 5 DNF 12 1910 15

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Austria at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Austria 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 February 2018.

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