Yugoslavia at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg
IOC codeYUG
NOCYugoslav Olympic Committee
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors35 (32 men, 3 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearerZdravko-Ćiro Kovačić
Medals
Ranked 26th
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Serbia (1912, 2008–)
 Croatia (1992–)
 Slovenia (1992–)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992 S–)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 North Macedonia (1996–)
 Serbia and Montenegro (1996–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

Athletes from the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. 35 competitors, 32 men and 3 women, took part in 16 events in 8 sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Franjo Mihalić Athletics Men's Marathon
 Silver Sava Antić
Ibrahim Biogradlić
Mladen Koščak
Dobroslav Krstić
Luka Liposinović
Muhamed Mujić
Zlatko Papec
Petar Radenković
Nikola Radović
Ivan Santek
Dragoslav Šekularac
Ljubiša Spajić
Todor Veselinović
Blagoje Vidinić
Football (Soccer) Men's Team Competition
 Silver Ivo Cipci
Tomislav Franjković
Vlado Ivković
Zdravko Ježić
Hrvoje Kačić
Zdravko Kovačić
Lovro Radonjić
Marijan Žužej
Water Polo Men's Team Competition

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Men's 110m Hurdles

  • Heat — 14.6s
  • Semifinals — 14.6s
  • Final — 14.5s (→ 5th place)

Men's Marathon

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Individual road race

Football

Main article: Association football at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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

Men's single sculls

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics

One shooter represented Yugoslavia in 1956.

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. ^ "Yugoslavia at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Yugoslavia 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.