North Borneo at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of North Borneo (1948-1963).svg
Flag of North Borneo
IOC codeNBO
NOCNorth Borneo Olympic Committee
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors2 in 1 sport
Flag bearerChacha G. S. Kler.
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Malaysia (1968–)

North Borneo competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. It was the only Olympic appearance by the former British protectorate, which formed part of the new country Malaysia in 1963.[1][2]

Medal tables

See also: All-time Olympic Games medal table

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Australia 1956 Melbourne 2 0 0 0 0 -
Italy 1960 Rome did not participate
1964–present As part of  Malaysia (MAS)
Total 0 0 0 0 -

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Both of the North Bornean athletes competed in the same event—men's triple jump—but neither qualified for the final.

Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Gabuh Piging Men's triple jump 14.55 m 24 Did not advance
Sium Bin Diau 14.09 m 28 Did not advance

References

  1. ^ Oh, GL (7 August 2021). "Sabah participated in the Olympics – as North Borneo". Daily Express. Archived from the original on 21 September 2021. Retrieved 21 September 2021.
  2. ^ Afifah, Nur (27 July 2021). "Tahukah Anda Bahawa Sabah Pernah Menyertai Temasya Sukan Olimpik Sebagai Sebuah Negara?" [Did You Know That Sabah Once Participated In The Olympics As A Nation?] (in Malay). ILoveBorneo.my. Archived from the original on 21 September 2021. Retrieved 21 September 2021.