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1956 Women's Olympic Track & Field Medalists

Event   Time  
100m Betty Cuthbert, AUS 11.5  
  Christa Stubnick, GER 11.7  
  Marlene Matthews, AUS 11.7  
200m Betty Cuthbert, AUS 23.4 =OR
  Christa Stubnick, GER 23.7  
  Marlene Matthews, AUS 23.8  
80m H Shirley Strickland, AUS 10.7 OR
  Gisela Köhler, GER 10.9  
  Norma Thrower, AUS 11.0  
4x100m AUS (Shirley Strickland, Norma Croker,
Fleur Mellor, Betty Cuthbert)
44.5 WR
  Great Britain 44.7  
  United States 44.9  
Event   Mark  
High Jump Mildred McDaniel, USA 5- 91/4 WR
  Maria Pisaryeva, USSR 5-51/2  
  Thelma Hopkins, GBR 5-51/2  
Long Jump Elzbieta Krzesinska, POL 20-10 =WR
  Willye White, USA 19-113/4  
  Nadyezda Dvalishvili, USSR 19-103/4  
Shot Put Tamara Tyshkevich, USSR 54- 5 OR
  Galina Zybina, USSR 54-23/4  
  Marianne Werner, GER 51-21/2  
Discus Olga Fikotová, CZE 176- 1 OR
  Irina Beglyakova, USSR 172-41/2  
  Nina Ponomaryeva, USSR 170-8  
Javelin Inese Jaunzeme, USSR 176- 8  
  Marlene Ahrens, CHI 165-3  
  Nadyezda Konyayeva, USSR 164-111/2  

 

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