Great Britain 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 Great Britain: 12
Participants for Great Britain: 18 (9 men and 9 women)
Youngest Participant for Great Britain: Christine Gosden (17 years, 13 days)
Oldest Participant for Great Britain: Ronald Roberts (33 years, 356 days)
Most Medals for Great Britain (Athlete): Margaret Edwards and Judith Grinham (1 medal)

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Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ronald Roberts 33 Men's 100 metres Freestyle 8 h2 r2/3
Kenneth Williams 19 Men's 100 metres Freestyle 5 h3 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jack Wardrop 24 Men's 400 metres Freestyle 1 h2 r1/2
Neil McKechnie 17 Men's 400 metres Freestyle 4 h4 r1/2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Christopher Walkden 18 Men's 200 metres Breaststroke 5 h3 r1/2

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Graham Symonds 19 Men's 200 metres Butterfly 3 h3 r1/2

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Fearne Ewart 20 Women's 100 metres Freestyle 5 h2 r1/3
Frances Hogben 19 Women's 100 metres Freestyle 5 h5 r1/3

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Margaret Girvan 24 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 5 h4 r1/2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Anne Morton 19 Women's 100 metres Butterfly 6 h2 r1/2