Modern pentathlon at the 1956 Summer Olympics

At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, two events in modern pentathlon were contested.[1]

Men's modern pentathlon
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
DatesNovember 23–28
Competitors40 from 16 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Lars Hall  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Olavi Mannonen  Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Väinö Korhonen  Finland
← 1952
1960 →

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
details
Lars Hall
  Sweden
Olavi Mannonen
  Finland
Väinö Korhonen
  Finland
Team
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Igor Novikov
Ivan Deryugin
Aleksandr Tarasov
  United States (USA)
William Andre
Jack Daniels
George Lambert
  Finland (FIN)
Olavi Mannonen
Väinö Korhonen
Berndt Katter

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)1001
  Sweden (SWE)1001
3  Finland (FIN)0123
4  United States (USA)0101
Totals (4 nations)2226

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 40 athletes from 16 nations competed at the Melbourne Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Modern pentathlon: 1956 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 July 2012.

External linksEdit