Kenya at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of British East Africa.svg
IOC codeKEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Kenya
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors25 (24 men, 1 woman) in 4 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Colony and Protectorate of Kenya competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. 25 competitors, 24 men and 1 woman, took part in 10 events in 4 sports.[1]

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Men's 5000 metres

Men's Marathon

High Jump

Hockey

Main article: Hockey at the 1956 Summer Olympics

The following players represented Kenya:[2]

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Two shooters represented Kenya in 1956.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1956 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Kenya at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Kenya Hockey at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 20 September 2019.[dead link]