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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 23, 1956
Date Finished: November 23, 1956
Format: Top two in each heat advanced to the quarter-finals.

Gold: USA Bobby Joe Morrow
Silver: USA Thane Baker
Bronze: AUS Hec Hogan

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Ira Murchison 23 United States USA 10.5 10.67 QU
2 Jan Jarzembowski 22 Poland POL 10.7 10.95 QU
3 Hilmar Þorbjörnsson 22 Iceland ISL 10.9 11.12
4 Mario Colarossi 27 Italy ITA 10.9 11.14
5 René Ahumada Mexico MEX 11.1 11.26
6 Raja bin Ngah Ali Malaya MAL 11.2 11.41

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Mike Agostini 21 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 10.7 10.98 QU
2 Luigi Gnocchi 23 Italy ITA 10.7 11.04 QU
3 Titus Erinle 29 Nigeria NGR 10.9 11.09
4 Jorge de Barros 21 Brazil BRA 10.9 11.15
5 Vanchak Voradilok Thailand THA 11.5 11.78
6 Roba Negousse 20 Ethiopia ETH 11.8 12.07

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Morrie Rae 21 New Zealand NZL 10.7 10.84 QU
2 Abdul Khaliq 23 Pakistan PAK 10.8 10.97 QU
3 Manfred Steinbach 23 Germany GER 10.8 10.99
4 Rafael Romero 18 Venezuela VEN 10.9 11.14
5 Evaristo Iglesias 31 Cuba CUB 11.3 11.50

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Ben Nduga Uganda UGA 10.7 10.88 QU
2 Ken Box 25 Great Britain GBR 10.7 10.96 QU
3 Kyohei Ushio 21 Japan JPN 11.0 11.09
4 Kesevan Soon 18 Singapore SIN 11.4 11.35
5 Jack Parrington 23 Canada CAN 11.6 11.62

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Marian Foik 23 Poland POL 10.5 10.74 QU
2 Boris Tokarev 29 Soviet Union URS 10.6 10.90 QU
3 Franco Galbiati 18 Italy ITA 10.9 11.00
4 Tom Robinson 18 Bahamas BAH 10.9 11.06
5 Jalal Gozal 20 Indonesia INA 10.9 11.09
6 James Roberts 20 Liberia LBR 11.3 11.45

Round One Heat Six

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Manfred Germar 21 Germany GER 10.7 10.91 QU
2 Ray Land 26 Australia AUS 10.8 11.05 QU
3 Keith Gardner 27 Jamaica JAM 11.1 11.22
4 Alain David 24 France FRA 11.1 11.24
5 Emmanuel Putu 17 Liberia LBR 11.3 11.44
6 Beyene Legesse Ethiopia ETH 11.8 11.94

Round One Heat Seven

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Leonid Barteniev 23 Soviet Union URS 10.7 10.87 QU
2 Béla Goldoványi 30 Hungary HUN 10.8 10.88 QU
3 Clive Bonas 23 Venezuela VEN 10.9 10.99
4 Gavin Carragher 23 Australia AUS 10.9 10.98
5 Thomas Obi Nigeria NGR 11.0 11.10
6 Bjørn Nilsen 19 Norway NOR 11.0 11.11

Round One Heat Eight

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Hec Hogan 25 Australia AUS 10.5 10.72 QU
2 René Bonino 26 France FRA 10.8 10.96 QU
3 Géza Varasdi 28 Hungary HUN 10.8 11.00
4 Akira Kiyofuji 24 Japan JPN 10.8 11.00

Round One Heat Nine

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Thane Baker 25 United States USA 10.7 10.93 QU
2 Edmund Turton Trinidad and Tobago TTO 11.1 11.38 QU
3 Sinnayah Karuppiah Jarabalan Malaya MAL 11.3 11.56
4 Tan Eng Yoon 28 Singapore SIN 11.4 11.63

Round One Heat Ten

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Stan Levenson 18 Canada CAN 10.8 10.94 QU
2 Heinz Fütterer 25 Germany GER 10.9 11.10 QU
3 João Pires Sobrinho 22 Brazil BRA 11.0 11.14
4 Joe Goddard Trinidad and Tobago TTO 11.1 11.19
5 Oliver Hunter Guyana GUY 11.1 11.22
6 Ghulam Raziq 24 Pakistan PAK 11.2 11.26

Round One Heat Eleven

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Edward Ajado 27 Nigeria NGR 10.8 11.01 QU
2 Roy Sandstrom 25 Great Britain GBR 10.8 11.05 QU
3 Dick Harding 22 Canada CAN 11.0 11.20
4 Muhammad Sharif Butt 30 Pakistan PAK 11.1 11.26
5 Abebe Hailou 23 Ethiopia ETH 11.3 11.54
6 Snay Wongchaoom Thailand THA 11.8 11.95

Round One Heat Twelve

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Bobby Joe Morrow 21 United States USA 10.4 10.47 QU
2 Yury Konovalov 26 Soviet Union URS 10.6 10.92 QU
3 David Segal 19 Great Britain GBR 10.9 11.02
4 Phaibulya Vacharabhan 22 Thailand THA 11.3 11.57
5 Lee Kah Fook Malaya MAL 11.6 11.84