Olympic Champions and Medalists
Games of the 16 Olympiad,1956

Track and Field

Men

20 km Walk

3.
USSR
1:32.12,4

50 km Walk

1.
New Zealand
4:30.42,8

2.
USSR
4:32.57,0

3.
Sweden
4:35.02,0

High Jump

1.
USA
2.12

2.
Australia
2.10

3.
USSR
2.08

Pole Vault

1.
USA
4.56

2.
USA
4.53

3.
Greece
4.50

Long Jump

1.
USA
7.83

2.
USA
7.68

3.
Finland
7.48

Triple Jump

1.
Brazil
16.35

2.
Iceland
16.26