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1956 Women's Olympic Track & Field Medalists

Event Time 
100mBetty Cuthbert, AUS11.5 
 Christa Stubnick, GER11.7 
 Marlene Matthews, AUS11.7 
200mBetty Cuthbert, AUS23.4=OR
 Christa Stubnick, GER23.7 
 Marlene Matthews, AUS23.8 
80m HShirley Strickland, AUS10.7OR
 Gisela Köhler, GER10.9 
 Norma Thrower, AUS11.0 
4x100mAUS (Shirley Strickland, Norma Croker,
Fleur Mellor, Betty Cuthbert)
44.5WR
 Great Britain44.7 
 United States44.9 
Event Mark 
High JumpMildred McDaniel, USA5- 91/4WR
 Maria Pisaryeva, USSR5-51/2 
 Thelma Hopkins, GBR5-51/2 
Long JumpElzbieta Krzesinska, POL20-10=WR
 Willye White, USA19-113/4 
 Nadyezda Dvalishvili, USSR19-103/4 
Shot PutTamara Tyshkevich, USSR54- 5OR
 Galina Zybina, USSR54-23/4 
 Marianne Werner, GER51-21/2 
DiscusOlga Fikotová, CZE176- 1OR
 Irina Beglyakova, USSR172-41/2 
 Nina Ponomaryeva, USSR170-8 
JavelinInese Jaunzeme, USSR176- 8 
 Marlene Ahrens, CHI165-3 
 Nadyezda Konyayeva, USSR164-111/2 

 

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1956 Olympics Track & Field Medal Winners