Chile at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Chile competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. 33 competitors, 31 men and 2 women, took part in 22 events in 8 sports.[1]

Chile at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Chile.svg
IOC codeCHI
NOCChilean Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coch.cl (in Spanish)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors33 (31 men and 2 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearerMarlene Ahrens
Medals
Ranked 27th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Marlene Ahrens Athletics Women's Javelin Throw
  Silver Ramón Tapia Boxing Men's Middleweight
  Bronze Claudio Barrientos Boxing Men's Bantamweight
  Bronze Carlos Lucas Boxing Men's Light Heavyweight

AthleticsEdit

Men's Marathon

BasketballEdit

Preliminary Round, Group D
Quarter-finals, Group A
5th–8th place classification

BoxingEdit

CyclingEdit

Sprint
Time trial
Individual road race

DivingEdit

Men's 10m Platform

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Chile in 1956.

Individual
Team
  • Gerardo Cortes, Sr.
  • Nilo Floody
  • Héctor Carmona

RowingEdit

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

Men's coxed pair

ShootingEdit

Three shooters represented Chile in 1956.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chile at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 30 July 2012.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Chile Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 February 2018.

External linksEdit