Yugoslavia at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Athletes from the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. 35 competitors, 32 men and 3 women, took part in 16 events in 8 sports.[1]

Yugoslavia at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
IOC codeYUG
NOCYugoslav Olympic Committee
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors35 (32 men, 3 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearerZdravko-Ćiro Kovačić
Medals
Ranked 26th
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Serbia (1912, 2008–)
 Croatia (1992–)
 Slovenia (1992–)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992 S–)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 Macedonia (1996–)
 Serbia and Montenegro (2004–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Franjo Mihalić Athletics Men's Marathon
  Silver Sava Antić
Ibrahim Biogradlić
Mladen Koščak
Dobroslav Krstić
Luka Liposinović
Muhamed Mujić
Zlatko Papec
Petar Radenković
Nikola Radović
Ivan Santek
Dragoslav Šekularac
Ljubiša Spajić
Todor Veselinović
Blagoje Vidinić
Football (Soccer) Men's Team Competition
  Silver Ivo Cipci
Tomislav Franjković
Vlado Ivković
Zdravko Ježić
Hrvoje Kačić
Zdravko Kovačić
Lovro Radonjić
Marijan Žužej
Water Polo Men's Team Competition

AthleticsEdit

Men's 110m Hurdles

  • Heat — 14.6s
  • Semifinals — 14.6s
  • Final — 14.5s (→ 5th place)

Men's Marathon

CyclingEdit

Individual road race

FootballEdit

Men's Team Competition

  • First Round:
  • Quarterfinals:
  • Semifinals:
  • Final:
  • Team Roster:

RowingEdit

Yugoslavia had one male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's single sculls

ShootingEdit

One shooter represented Yugoslavia in 1956.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yugoslavia at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Yugoslavia Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 February 2018.

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