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Sweden Gymnastics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: December 3, 1956
Date Finished: December 7, 1956

Events for Sweden: 14
Participants for Sweden: 8 (2 men and 6 women)
Youngest Participant for Sweden: Doris Hedberg (20 years, 290 days)
Oldest Participant for Sweden: Karin Lindberg (27 years, 63 days)
Most Medals for Sweden (Athlete): Ann-Sofi Pettersson-Colling (2 medals)

Go to the Gymnastics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games page

Men's Individual All-Around

Men's Floor Exercise

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
William Thoresson 24 Men's Floor Exercise 2T Silver
Kurt Wigartz 23 Men's Floor Exercise 14

Men's Horse Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
William Thoresson 24 Men's Horse Vault 16T
Kurt Wigartz 23 Men's Horse Vault 19T

Men's Parallel Bars

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
William Thoresson 24 Men's Parallel Bars 16T
Kurt Wigartz 23 Men's Parallel Bars 43T

Men's Horizontal Bar

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kurt Wigartz 23 Men's Horizontal Bar 40T
William Thoresson 24 Men's Horizontal Bar 47

Men's Rings

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
William Thoresson 24 Men's Rings 46T
Kurt Wigartz 23 Men's Rings 57

Men's Pommelled Horse

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kurt Wigartz 23 Men's Pommelled Horse 38T
William Thoresson 24 Men's Pommelled Horse 45T

Women's Individual All-Around

Women's Team All-Around

Women's Team Portable Apparatus

Women's Floor Exercise

Women's Horse Vault

Women's Uneven Bars

Women's Balance Beam

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