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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 24, 1956
Date Finished: November 24, 1956
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the final.

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

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Ira Murchison 23 United States USA 10.5 10.79 QU
2 Mike Agostini 21 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 10.5 10.79 QU
3 Manfred Germar 21 Germany GER 10.6 10.85 QU
4 Abdul Khaliq 23 Pakistan PAK 10.6 10.93
5 Stan Levenson 18 Canada CAN 10.7 10.94
6 Yury Konovalov 26 Soviet Union URS 10.8 11.11

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Bobby Joe Morrow 21 United States USA 10.3 10.52 QU/=OR
2 Thane Baker 25 United States USA 10.4 10.61 QU
3 Hec Hogan 25 Australia AUS 10.5 10.62 QU
4 Morrie Rae 21 New Zealand NZL 10.5 10.68
5 Marian Foik 23 Poland POL 10.6 10.84
6 Boris Tokarev 29 Soviet Union URS 10.7 10.91