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India at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia (November 22, 1956 to December 8, 1956)
Opening Ceremony: November 22, 1956
Closing Ceremony: December 8, 1956

Events for India: 32 in 8 sports
Participants for India: 59 (58 men and 1 woman)
Youngest Participant for India: Tulasidas Balaram (19 years, 359 days)
Oldest Participant for India: Dandamudi Rajagopal (40 years, 42 days)
Most Medals for India (Athlete): 17 athletes with 1 medal

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59 Athletes

Rk Athlete Gender Age Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Leslie Claudius Male 29 Hockey 1 1
2 Ranganathan Francis Male 36 Hockey 1 1
3 Hari Pal Kaushik Male 22 Hockey 1 1
4 Amir Kumar Male 33 Hockey 1 1
5 Raghbir Lal Male 27 Hockey 1 1
6 Shankar Laxman Male 23 Hockey 1 1
7 Govind Perumal Male 31 Hockey 1 1
8 Amit Singh Bakshi Male Hockey 1 1
9 Raghbir Singh Bhola Male 29 Hockey 1 1
10 Randhir Singh Gentle Male 34 Hockey 1 1
11 Balbir Singh, Sr. Male 32 Hockey 1 1
12 Bakshish Singh Male 27 Hockey 1 1
13 Balkrishan Singh Male 23 Hockey 1 1
14 Gurdev Singh Male 23 Hockey 1 1
15 Hardyal Singh Male 27 Hockey 1 1
16 Udham Singh Male 28 Hockey 1 1
17 Charles Stephen Male 26 Hockey 1 1
18 Hussain Ahmed Male Football
19 Sayed Khwaja Aziz-ud-Din Male 26 Football
20 Sri Chand Bajaj Male Swimming
21 Tulasidas Balaram Male 19 Football
22 Harihar Banerjee Male 38 Shooting
23 PK Banerjee Male 20 Football
24 Samar Banerjee Male Football
25 Sri Chand Ram Male Athletics
26 Neville D'Souza Male Football
27 Baban Daware Male Wrestling
28 Kamineni Eswara Rao Male 38 Weightlifting
29 Muhammad Kannayan Male Football
30 Mariappa Kempaiah Male 23 Football
31 Shamsher Khan Male Swimming
32 Krishna Kittu Male Football
33 Sham Lal Male Gymnastics
34 Sheikh Abdul Latif Male 28 Football
35 Ram Mehar Male Athletics
36 Valli Asari Mookan Male Weightlifting
37 Nikhil Nandy Male Football
38 Subramaniam Narayan Male 22 Football
39 Muhammad Noor Male Football
40 Krishna Pal Male Football
41 Lakhshmi Kant Pandey Male Wrestling
42 Tarashkeswar Pandey Male Wrestling
43 Dandamudi Rajagopal Male 40 Weightlifting
44 Anant Ram Male 24 Gymnastics
45 Lila Ram Male 25 Wrestling
46 Mary Rao Female Athletics
47 Abdul Rehman Male Football
48 Muhammad Salaam Male Football
49 Ram Sarup Male Wrestling
50 Haricharan Shaw Male Shooting
51 Ajit Singh Male Athletics
52 Bakshish Singh Male Wrestling
53 Devi Singh Male Wrestling
54 Jagdev Singh Male Athletics
55 Milkha Singh Male 21 Athletics
56 Mohinder Singh Male 22 Athletics
57 Pritam Singh Male Gymnastics
58 Sohan Singh Male 26 Athletics
59 Peter Thangaraj Male 20 Football

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