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Japan at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Japan competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 110 competitors, 94 men and 16 women, took part in 71 events in 13 sports.[1]

Japan at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Japan (1870–1999).svg
IOC codeJPN
NOCJapanese Olympic Committee
Websitewww.joc.or.jp (in Japanese) (in English)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors110 in 13 sports
Flag bearerShozo Sasahara
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold
4
Silver
10
Bronze
5
Total
19
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's Marathon

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

CyclingEdit

Time trial
Individual road race

DivingEdit

Men's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 70.76
  • Final — 123.69 (→ 11th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 69.76
  • Final — 120.20 (→ 12th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 48.45
  • Final — 70.95 (→ 10th place)
  • Preliminary Round — 46.15
  • Final — 69.71 (→ 11th place)

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Japan Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 February 2018.

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