Austria at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IOC codeAUT
NOCAustrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oeoc.at (in German)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors29 (24 men and 5 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearerFranz Wimmer
Medals
Ranked 34th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
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Austria competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 29 competitors, 24 men and 5 women, took part in 33 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Max Raub
Herbert Wiedermann
Canoeing Men's K-2 1000m
 Bronze Alfred Sageder
Josef Kloimstein
Rowing Men's coxless pair

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Men's marathon

Cycling

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

Men's Individual Road Race

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Four male cyclists represented Austria in 1956.

Individual road race
Team road race
Time trial
Team pursuit

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Women's 10m platform

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

One fencer represented Austria in 1956.

Women's foil

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Austria had four male rowers participate in three out of seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Wolfgang Erndl Finn 14 15 10 DNF 5 DNF 12 1910 15

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1956 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Austria at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Austria Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2018.