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1956 Men's Olympic Track & Field Medalists

Event Time 
100mBobby Morrow, USA10.5 
 Thane Baker, USA10.5 
 Hector Hogan, AUS10.6 
200mBobby Morrow, USA20.6OR
 Andrew Stanfield, USA20.7 
 Thane Baker, USA20.9 
400mCharley Jenkins, USA46.7 
 Karl-Friedrich Haas, GER46.8 
 Voitto Hellsten, FIN / Ardalion Ignatiev47.0 
800mTom Courtney, USA1:47.7OR
 Derek Johnson, GBR1:47.8 
 Andun Boysen, NOR1:48.1 
1500mRon Delany, IRE3:41.2OR
 Klaus Richtzenhain, GER3:42.0 
 John Landy, AUS3:48.1 
5000mVladimir Kuts, USSR13:39.6OR
 Gordon Pirie, GBR13:50.6 
 Derek Ibbotson, GBR13:54.4 
10,000mVladimir Kuts, USSR28:45.6OR
 József Kovács, HUN28:52.4 
 Allan Lawrence, AUS28:53.6 
MarathonAlain Mimoun, FRA2:25:00.0 
 Franjo Mihalic, YUG2:26:32.0 
 Veikko Karvonen, FIN2:27:47.0 
110m HLee Calhoun, USA13.5OR
 Jack Davis, USA13..5 
 Joel Shankle, USA14.1 
400m HGlenn Davis, USA50.1=OR
 Eddie Southern, USA50.8 
 Joshua Culbreath, USA51.6 
3000m
Steeple
Chris Brasher, GBR8:41.2OR
 Sándor Rozsnyói, HUN8:43.6 
 Ernst Larsen, NOR8:44.0 
20k WalkLeonid Spirin, USSR1:31:27.4 
 Antonas Mikenas, USSR1:32:03.0 
 Bruno Yunk, USSR1:32:12.0 
50k WalkNorman Read, NZE4:30:42.8 
 Yevgeniy Maskinskov, USSR4:32:57.0 
 John Lundgren, SWE4:35:02.0 
4x100mUSA (Ira Murchison, Leamon King,
Thane Baker, Bobby Morrow)
39.5WR
 Soviet Union39.8 
 Germany40.3 
4x400mUSA (Lou Jones, Jesse
Mashburn, Charlie Jenkins,
Tom Courtney)
3:04.8 
 Australia3:06.2 
 Great Britain3:07.2 
Event Mark 
High JumpCharley Dumas, USA6-111/2OR
 Charles Porter, AUS6-101/2 
 Igor Kashkarov, USSR6-93/4 
Pole VaultBob Richards, USA14-111/2OR
 Bob Gutowski, USA14-101/4 
 Georgios Roubanis, GRE14-9 
Long JumpGreg Bell, USA25- 81/4 
 John Bennett, USA25-21/4 
 Jorma Valkama, FIN24-61/4 
Triple JumpAdhemar da Silva, BRA53- 73/4OR
 Vilhjálmur Einarsson, ISL53-4 
 Vitold Kreyer, USSR52-61/2 
Shot PutParry O'Brien, USA60-111/4OR
 Bill Nieder, USA59-71/2 
 Jiri Skobla, CZE57-103/4 
DiscusAl Oerter, USA184-11OR
 Fortune Gordien, USA179-91/2 
 Desmond Koch, USA178-51/2 
HammerHarold Connolly, USA207- 3OR
 Michail Krivonosov, USSR206-9 
 Anatoliy Samotsvetov, USSR205-3 
JavelinEgil Danielson, NOR281- 2WR
 Janusz Sidlo, POL262-4 
 Viktor Tsibulenko, USSR260-10 
DecathlonMilt Campbell, USA7937 ptsOR
 Rafer Johnson, USA7587 
 Vassily Kusnetsov, USSR7465 

 

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1956 Olympics Track & Field Medal Winners