Peru at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Peru.svg
IOC codePER
NOCPeruvian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coperu.org (in Spanish)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors8 in 1 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Peru competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. They sent eight athletes to the shooting competition. The youngest was Oscar Caceres who was 24 and the oldest was Guillermo Cornejo who was 37. The whole team was composed of male competitors.[1]

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Pistol

Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Guillermo Cornejo 25 metre rapid fire pistol 560 17
Armando López-Torres 540 26
Antonio Vita 50 metre 519 22
Francisco Otayza 503 29

Rifle

Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Rubén Váldez 50 m rifle 3 positions 1044 12
Guillermo Baldwin 1040 14
Oscar Caceres 300 m rifle prone 594 21
Luis Coquis 593 28
Oscar Caceres 50 m rifle prone 1135 25
Luis Coquis 1124 29

References

  1. ^ "Peru at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 8 June 2015.