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Japan 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 Japan: 10
Participants for Japan: 19 (14 men and 5 women)
Youngest Participant for Japan: Yukiko Otaka (16 years, 338 days)
Oldest Participant for Japan: Keiji Hase (31 years, 155 days)
Most Medals for Japan (Athlete): Tsuyoshi Yamanaka (2 medals)

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Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Takashi Ishimoto 21 Men's 200 metres Butterfly 2 Silver

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eiko Wada 17 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 7 h3 r1/2
Yukiko Otaka 16 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 7 h4 r1/2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

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