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Canada Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: November 29, 1956
Date Finished: December 7, 1956

Events for Canada: 9
Participants for Canada: 8 (2 men and 6 women)
Youngest Participant for Canada: Sara Barber (15 years, 313 days)
Oldest Participant for Canada: Beth Whittall (20 years, 194 days)
Most Medals for Canada (Athlete): No medalists

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Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
George Park Men's 100 metres Freestyle 5 h5 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
William Slater 16 Men's 400 metres Freestyle 3 h4 r1/2

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
William Slater 16 Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle 5

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
George Park Men's 200 metres Butterfly 5 h3 r1/2

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Beth Whittall 20 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 4 h1 r1/2
Gladys Priestley 18 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 4 h2 r1/2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

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