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Soviet Union 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 Soviet Union: 6
Participants for Soviet Union: 10 (9 men and 1 woman)
Youngest Participant for Soviet Union: Gennady Androsov (17 years, 127 days)
Oldest Participant for Soviet Union: Kharis Yunichev (25 years, 116 days)
Most Medals for Soviet Union (Athlete): 5 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Vitaly Sorokin 20 Men's 100 metres Freestyle 6 h1 r2/3
Lev Balandin Men's 100 metres Freestyle 4 h1 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Boris Nik'it'ini 18 Men's 400 metres Freestyle 5 h4 r1/2

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gennady Androsov 17 Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle 5 h3 r1/2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Liudmyla Klipova 19 Women's 100 metres Backstroke 3 h1 r1/2

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