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Hungary 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 Hungary: 15
Participants for Hungary: 19 (17 men and 2 women)
Youngest Participant for Hungary: Erzsébet Vígh (21 years, 275 days)
Oldest Participant for Hungary: János Somogyi (34 years, 308 days)
Most Medals for Hungary (Athlete): József Kovács and Sándor Rozsnyói (1 medal)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Béla Goldoványi 30 Men's 100 metres 4 h1 r2/4
Géza Varasdi 28 Men's 100 metres 3 h8 r1/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Béla Goldoványi 30 Men's 200 metres 5 h1 r2/4
Sándor Jakabfy 25 Men's 200 metres 5 h5 r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lajos Szentgáli 24 Men's 800 metres 5 h1 r2/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
László Tábori 25 Men's 1,500 metres 4
István Rózsavölgyi 27 Men's 1,500 metres 5 h1 r1/2

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Miklós Szabó 27 Men's 5,000 metres 4
László Tábori 25 Men's 5,000 metres 6

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
József Kovács 30 Men's 10,000 metres 2 Silver

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ödön Földessy 27 Men's Long Jump 21 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ferenc Klics 32 Men's Discus Throw 7

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
József Csermák 24 Men's Hammer Throw 5

Men's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Sándor Krasznai 23 Men's Javelin Throw 13

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Olga Gyarmati 32 Women's Long Jump 11

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Erzsébet Vígh 21 Women's Javelin Throw 7

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