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Chile 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 Chile: 7
Participants for Chile: 6 (5 men and 1 woman)
Youngest Participant for Chile: Marlene Ahrens (23 years, 125 days)
Oldest Participant for Chile: Alejandro Díaz (36 years, 143 days)
Most Medals for Chile (Athlete): Marlene Ahrens (1 medal)

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Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ramón Sandoval 25 Men's 800 metres 4 h5 r1/3
Eduardo Fontecilla 27 Men's 800 metres 5 h3 r1/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ramón Sandoval 25 Men's 1,500 metres 10 h2 r1/2
Eduardo Fontecilla 27 Men's 1,500 metres 10 h3 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eduardo Fontecilla 27 Men's Marathon AC
Juan Silva 26 Men's Marathon AC

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eduardo Fontecilla 27 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase AC h2 r1/2

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hernán Haddad 28 Men's Discus Throw 16

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Alejandro Díaz 36 Men's Hammer Throw 18 QR

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Marlene Ahrens 23 Women's Javelin Throw 2 Silver

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