Romania at the
1956 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeROU
NOCRomanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.cosr.ro (in Romanian, English, and French)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors44 (33 men and 11 women) in 10 sports
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold
5
Silver
3
Bronze
5
Total
13
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Romania competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 44 competitors, 33 men and 11 women, took part in 35 events in 10 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Two fencers, both women, represented Romania in 1956.

Women's foil

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Romania in 1956.

Individual
Team

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Four shooters represented Romania in 1956. In the 25 m pistol event Ștefan Petrescu won gold and Gheorghe Lichiardopol won bronze.

25 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1956 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Romania at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 19 October 2010.