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Greece at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg
IOC codeGRE
NOCHellenic Olympic Committee
Websitewww.hoc.gr (in Greek and English)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors13 in 5 sports
Flag bearerGeorgios Roubanis
Medals
Ranked 35th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Greece competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. Thirteen competitors, all men, took part in thirteen events in five sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Georgios Roubanis Athletics Men's pole vault 26 November

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Men's 110m Hurdles

  • Heat — 15.1s (→ did not advance)

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Greece had one male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's single sculls

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Two shooters represented Greece in 1956.

25 m pistol
Trap

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1956 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Greece at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 22 September 2015. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Greece 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.