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United States 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 United States: 13
Participants for United States: 28 (15 men and 13 women)
Youngest Participant for United States: Sylvia Ruuska (14 years, 154 days)
Oldest Participant for United States: Bob Hughes (25 years, 351 days)
Most Medals for United States (Athlete): George Breen (3 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

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bob Hughes 25 Men's 200 metres Breaststroke 6 h3 r1/2

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mary Sears 17 Women's 200 metres Breaststroke 7

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

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