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Australia Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: November 23, 1956
Date Finished: November 27, 1956

Events for Australia: 7
Participants for Australia: 26 (26 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for Australia: John Jenkinson (15 years, 141 days)
Oldest Participant for Australia: Merv Wood (39 years, 208 days)
Most Medals for Australia (Athlete): 12 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's Single Sculls

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Stuart MacKenzie 19 Men's Single Sculls 2 Silver

Men's Double Sculls

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Murray Riley 31 Men's Double Sculls 3 Bronze
Merv Wood 39 Men's Double Sculls 3 Bronze

Men's Coxless Pairs

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Peter Raper 27 Men's Coxless Pairs 4
Maurice Grace 27 Men's Coxless Pairs 4

Men's Coxed Pairs

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Robert Duncan 25 Men's Coxed Pairs 3 h2 r3/4
Bruce Dickson 24 Men's Coxed Pairs 3 h2 r3/4
John Cockbill 16 Men's Coxed Pairs 3 h2 r3/4

Men's Coxless Fours

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
John Harrison 32 Men's Coxless Fours 4 h2 r3/4
Peter Evatt 34 Men's Coxless Fours 4 h2 r3/4
Geoff Williamson 33 Men's Coxless Fours 4 h2 r3/4
Dave Anderson 24 Men's Coxless Fours 4 h2 r3/4

Men's Coxed Fours

Men's Coxed Eights

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