South Africa 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 South Africa: 8
Participants for South Africa: 8 (4 men and 4 women)
Youngest Participant for South Africa: Jeanette Myburgh (16 years, 75 days)
Oldest Participant for South Africa: Dennis Ford (25 years, 302 days)
Most Medals for South Africa (Athlete): 4 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Peter Duncan 21 Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle 4 h2 r1/2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Natalie Myburgh 16 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 3 h4 r1/2
Susan Roberts 17 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 4 h3 r1/2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Moira Abernethy 17 Women's 100 metres Backstroke 6 h2 r1/2