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Belgium Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: November 23, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956

Events for Belgium: 8
Participants for Belgium: 6 (6 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for Belgium: André Ballieux (23 years, 120 days)
Oldest Participant for Belgium: Frans Herman (29 years, 295 days)
Most Medals for Belgium (Athlete): No medalists

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Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Émile Leva 24 Men's 800 metres 7

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
André Ballieux 23 Men's 1,500 metres 6 h1 r1/2
Émile Leva 24 Men's 1,500 metres 12 h2 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Frans Herman 29 Men's 10,000 metres 14

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Aurèle Vandendriessche 24 Men's Marathon 24

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Marcel Lambrechts 25 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 5 h5 r1/3

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Frans Herman 29 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase AC h1 r1/2

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Walter Herssens 26 Men's Triple Jump 29 QR

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Walter Herssens 26 Men's Decathlon AC

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