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
|NOC||North Borneo Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||2 in 1 sport|
|Flag bearer||Gabuh Piging|
|Other related appearances|
Medals by GamesEdit
|1960 Rome||did not participate|
|1964–||as Malaysia (MAS)|
Both of North Bornean (Sabahan) athletes competed in the same event—men's triple jump—but neither qualified for the final.
|Gabuh Piging||Men's triple jump||14.55 m||24||Did not advance|
|Sium Bin Diau||14.09 m||28||Did not advance|
- "North Borneo". Sports-Reference.com.
- "North Borneo at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 30 August 2008.
- The Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956 (PDF). Melbourne: The Organizing Committee of the XVI Olympiad, Melbourne, 1956. 1958. Retrieved 30 August 2008.