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Austria at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia (November 22, 1956 to December 8, 1956)
Opening Ceremony: November 22, 1956
Closing Ceremony: December 8, 1956

Events for Austria: 33 in 11 sports
Participants for Austria: 29 (24 men and 5 women)
Youngest Participant for Austria: Rudolf Maresch (22 years, 9 days)
Oldest Participant for Austria: Ellen Müller-Preis (44 years, 208 days)
Most Medals for Austria (Athlete): 4 athletes with 1 medal

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29 Athletes

Rk Athlete Gender Age Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Josef Kloimstein Male 27 Rowing 1 1
2 Max Raub Male 30 Canoeing 1 1
3 Alfred Sageder Male 23 Rowing 1 1
4 Herbert Wiedermann Male 29 Canoeing 1 1
5 Walter Bortel Male 30 Cycling
6 Regina Branner Female 25 Athletics
7 Bartl Brötzner Male 28 Wrestling
8 Franz Brunner Male 25 Wrestling
9 Wolfgang Erndl Male 35 Sailing
10 Dolfi Gruber Male 36 Athletics
11 Helga Hellebrand-Wiedermann Female 25 Canoeing
12 Franz Hölbl Male 28 Weightlifting
13 Reinelde Knapp Female 23 Athletics
14 Franz König Male Rowing
15 Rudolf Maresch Male 21 Cycling
16 Ellen Müller-Preis Female 44 Fencing
17 Eva Pfarrhofer Female 28 Diving
18 Leopold Potesil Male 23 Boxing
19 Ferdinand Rabeder Male 25 Rowing
20 Hermann Salzner Male 28 Canoeing
21 Hans Sauter Male 31 Gymnastics
22 Kurt Schein Male 25 Cycling
23 Otto Schindler Male 31 Canoeing
24 Alfred Schmidtberger Male 26 Canoeing
25 Josef Tauchner Male 27 Weightlifting
26 Walter Waldner Male 27 Canoeing
27 Ernst Wandaller Male 22 Wrestling
28 Eugen Wiesberger, Jr. Male 22 Wrestling
29 Franz Wimmer Male 24 Cycling

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