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Czechoslovakia 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 Czechoslovakia: 12
Participants for Czechoslovakia: 16 (11 men and 5 women)
Youngest Participant for Czechoslovakia: Jiřina Němcová-Vobořilová (19 years, 235 days)
Oldest Participant for Czechoslovakia: Josef Doležal (35 years, 352 days)
Most Medals for Czechoslovakia (Athlete): Jiří Skobla and Olga Fikotová-Connolly (1 medal)

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Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Vilém Mandlík 20 Men's 200 metres 5 h2 r3/4
Václav Janeček 27 Men's 200 metres 4 h4 r2/4
Josef Trousil 21 Men's 200 metres 4 h3 r1/4

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Stanislav Jungwirth 26 Men's 1,500 metres 6

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pavel Kantorek 26 Men's 10,000 metres 11

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Emil Zátopek 34 Men's Marathon 6
Pavel Kantorek 26 Men's Marathon 27

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Josef Doležal 35 Men's 20 kilometres Walk AC

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Martin Řehák 23 Men's Triple Jump 5

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jiří Skobla 26 Men's Shot Put 3 Bronze

Women's High Jump

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dana Ingrová-Zátopková 34 Women's Javelin Throw 4

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