Colombia at the 1956 Summer Olympics
Colombia competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after having missed the 1952 Summer Olympics. 26 competitors, all men, took part in 23 events in 6 sports.
|Colombia at the|
1956 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Colombian Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||26 in 6 sports|
|Flag bearer||Jaime Aparicio|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
- Track & road events
|Guillermo Zapata||110m hurdles||15.3||Did not advance|
- Leon Mejia — 12th place
- Octavio Echeverry — 1:14.8 (→ 15th place)
Six fencers represented Colombia in 1956.
Three shooters represented Colombia in 1956.