Rowing at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless four

The men's coxless four competition at the 1956 Summer Olympics took place at Lake Wendouree near Ballarat, Australia.[1]

Men's coxless four
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Date23–27 November
Competitors48 from 12 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Archibald MacKinnon
Lorne Loomer
Walter D'Hondt
Donald Arnold
 Canada
2nd place, silver medalist(s) John Welchli
John McKinlay
Art McKinlay
James McIntosh
 United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) René Guissart
Yves Delacour
Gaston Mercier
Guy Guillabert
 France
← 1952
1960 →

ResultsEdit

The following rowers took part:[1]

Rank Rowers Country
  Archibald MacKinnon
Lorne Loomer
Walter D'Hondt
Donald Arnold
  Canada
  John Welchli
John McKinlay
Art McKinlay
James McIntosh
  United States
  René Guissart
Yves Delacour
Gaston Mercier
Guy Guillabert
  France
Giuseppe Moioli
Attilio Cantoni
Giovanni Zucchi
Abbondio Marcelli
  Italy
Leonid Zakharov
Aleksandr Sheff
Nikolay Karasyov
Igor Ivanov
  Soviet Union
Willi Montag
Horst Stobbe
Gunther Kaschlun
Manfred Fitze
  United Team of Germany
Kazimierz Błasiński
Szczepan Grajczyk
Zbigniew Paradowski
Marian Nietupski
  Poland
John Harrison
Peter Evatt
Geoff Williamson
Dave Anderson
  Australia
Kauko Hänninen
Reino Poutanen
Veli Lehtelä
Toimi Pitkänen
  Finland
Csaba Kovács
Rezső Riheczky
Zoltán Kávay
Géza Ütő
  Hungary
Luis Olivera
Orlando Lanza
Enrique Hernández
Joaquín Pérez
  Cuba
Elo Tostenæs
Mogens Sørensen
Børge Hansen
Tage Grøndahl
  Denmark

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's Coxless Fours". Sports Reference. Retrieved 10 August 2018.