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.[1]

Colombia at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Colombia.svg
IOC codeCOL
NOCColombian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coc.org.co (in Spanish)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors26 in 6 sports
Flag bearerJaime Aparicio
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Guillermo Zapata 110m hurdles 15.3 Did not advance

CyclingEdit

Sprint
Time trial
Team pursuit
Team road race
Individual road race

FencingEdit

Six fencers represented Colombia in 1956.

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

ShootingEdit

Three shooters represented Colombia in 1956.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
Trap

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Colombia at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 16 October 2010.

External linksEdit