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Italy 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 Italy: 19
Participants for Italy: 21 (15 men and 6 women)
Youngest Participant for Italy: Franco Galbiati (18 years, 186 days)
Oldest Participant for Italy: Adolfo Consolini (39 years, 327 days)
Most Medals for Italy (Athlete): No medalists

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Luigi Gnocchi 23 Men's 100 metres 4 h2 r2/4
Franco Galbiati 18 Men's 100 metres 3 h5 r1/4
Mario Colarossi 27 Men's 100 metres 4 h1 r1/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Vincenzo Lombardo 24 Men's 200 metres 4 h2 r2/4
Sergio D'Asnasch 22 Men's 200 metres 6 h3 r2/4
Giovanni Ghiselli 22 Men's 200 metres 5 h7 r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gianfranco Baraldi 21 Men's 800 metres 4 h4 r1/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gianfranco Baraldi 21 Men's 1,500 metres 6 h3 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Giuseppe Lavelli 28 Men's Marathon AC

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Abdon Pamich 23 Men's 50 kilometres Walk 4

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gian Mario Roveraro 20 Men's High Jump 23 QR

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Giulio Chiesa 28 Men's Pole Vault 9T

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Silvano Meconi 25 Men's Shot Put 10

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Adolfo Consolini 39 Men's Discus Throw 6

Men's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Giovanni Lievore 24 Men's Javelin Throw 6

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Giuseppina Leone 21 Women's 100 metres 5
Maria Musso 25 Women's 100 metres 5 h3 r1/3
Franca Peggion 22 Women's 100 metres 6 h2 r1/3

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Giuseppina Leone 21 Women's 200 metres 3 h3 r1/3
Letizia Bertoni 19 Women's 200 metres 3 h4 r1/3

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Milena Greppi 27 Women's 80 metres Hurdles 5 h1 r1/3

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Paola Paternoster 20 Women's Discus Throw 11

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Paola Paternoster 20 Women's Javelin Throw 15 QR

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