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North Borneo at the 1956 Summer Olympics

North Borneo competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. It was the only Olympic appearance by the former British protectorate, which formed part of the new country Malaysia in 1963.

North Borneo at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of North Borneo (1948-1963).svg
Flag of North Borneo
IOC code NBO
NOC North Borneo Olympic Committee
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Gabuh Piging
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Other related appearances
 Malaysia (1964–)


Medal tablesEdit

Medals by GamesEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
  1956 Melbourne 0 0 0 0
  1960 Rome did not participate
1964– as   Malaysia (MAS)
Total 0 0 0 0


Both of North Bornean (Sabahan) athletes competed in the same event—men's triple jump—but neither qualified for the final.

Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Gabuh Piging Men's triple jump 14.55 m 24 Did not advance
Sium Bin Diau 14.09 m 28 Did not advance

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