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1956 Summer Olympics
Melbourne, Australia

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Event Athlete Country Result Medal
100m Freestyle Men Jon Henricks AUS 55.4 GOLD
John Devitt AUS 55.8 SILVER
Gary Chapman AUS 56.7 BRONZE
400m Freestyle Men Murray Rose AUS 4:27.3 GOLD
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka JPN 4:30.4 SILVER
George Breen USA 4:32.5 BRONZE
1500m Freestyle Men Murray Rose AUS 17:58.9 GOLD
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka JPN 18:00.3 SILVER
George Breen USA 18:08.2 BRONZE
100m Backstroke Men David Theile AUS 1:02.2 GOLD
John Monckton AUS 1:03.2 SILVER
Frank McKinney USA 1:04.5 BRONZE
200m Breaststroke Men Masaru Furukawa JPN 2:34.7 GOLD
Masahiro Yoshimura JPN 2:36.7 SILVER
Kharis Yunichev URS 2:36.8 BRONZE
200m Butterfly Men William Yorzyk USA 2:19.3 GOLD
Takashi Ishimoto JPN 2:23.8 SILVER
György Tumpek HUN 2:23.9 BRONZE
4x200m Freestyle Relay Men Murray Rose AUS 8:23.6 GOLD
Kevin O'Halloran AUS 8:23.6 GOLD
Jon Henricks AUS 8:23.6 GOLD
John Devitt AUS 8:23.6 GOLD
George Breen USA 8:31.5 SILVER
Richard Hanley USA 8:31.5 SILVER
Ford Konno USA 8:31.5 SILVER
William Woolsey USA 8:31.5 SILVER
Vitaly Sorokin URS 8:34.7 BRONZE
Vladimir Struzhanov URS 8:34.7 BRONZE
Boris Nikitin URS 8:34.7 BRONZE
Gennady Nikolayev URS 8:34.7 BRONZE
100m Freestyle Women Dawn Fraser AUS 1:02.0 GOLD
Lorraine Crapp AUS 1:02.3 SILVER
Faith Leech AUS 1:05.1 BRONZE
400m Freestyle Women Lorraine Crapp AUS 4:54.6 GOLD
Dawn Fraser AUS 5:02.5 SILVER
Sylvia Ruuska USA 5:07.1 BRONZE
100m Backstroke Women Judy Grinham GBR 1:12.9 GOLD
Carin Cone USA 1:12.9 SILVER
Margaret Edwards GBR 1:13.1 BRONZE
200m Breaststroke Women Ursula Happe GER 2:53.1 GOLD
Éva Székely HUN 2:54.8 SILVER
Eva-Maria ten Elsen GER 2:55.1 BRONZE
100m Butterfly Women Shelley Mann USA 1:11.0 GOLD
Nancy Ramey USA 1:11.9 SILVER
Mary Sears USA 1:14.4 BRONZE
4x100m Freestyle Relay Women Sandra Morgan AUS 4:17.1 GOLD
Faith Leech AUS 4:17.1 GOLD
Dawn Fraser AUS 4:17.1 GOLD
Lorraine Crapp AUS 4:17.1 GOLD
Shelley Mann USA 4:19.2 SILVER
Nancy Simons USA 4:19.2 SILVER
Sylvia Ruuska USA 4:19.2 SILVER
Joan Rosazza USA 4:19.2 SILVER
Moira Abernethy SAF 4:25.7 BRONZE
Jeanette Myburgh SAF 4:25.7 BRONZE
Nathalie Myburgh SAF 4:25.7 BRONZE
Susan Roberts SAF 4:25.7 BRONZE

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