Belgium at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Belgium competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 54 competitors, 51 men and 3 women, took part in 37 events in 12 sports.[1]

Belgium at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IOC codeBEL
NOCBelgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Websitewww.olympic.be (in Dutch and French)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors51 men and 3 women in 12 sports
Medals
Ranked 28th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

SilverEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's Marathon

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Sprint
Time trial
Team pursuit
Team road race
Individual road race

FencingEdit

Six fencers, all men, represented Belgium in 1956.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre

HockeyEdit

RowingEdit

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

Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Two shooters represented Belgium in 1956.

50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 October 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Belgium Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 February 2018.

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