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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Quarter-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 26, 1956
Date Finished: November 26, 1956
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA Bobby Joe Morrow
Silver: USA Andy Stanfield
Bronze: USA Thane Baker

Quarter-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Abdul Khaliq 23 Pakistan PAK 21.1 21.34 QU
2 Mike Agostini 21 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 21.1 21.35 QU
3 Leo Pohl 27 Germany GER 21.3 21.49 QU
4 Leonid Barteniev 23 Soviet Union URS 21.4 21.53
5 Béla Goldoványi 30 Hungary HUN 21.5 21.64
6 Edward Szmidt 25 Poland POL 21.6 21.73

Quarter-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Andy Stanfield 28 United States USA 21.1 21.22 QU
2 Boris Tokarev 29 Soviet Union URS 21.2 21.42 QU
3 José da Conceição 25 Brazil BRA 21.3 21.46 QU
4 Vincenzo Lombardo 24 Italy ITA 21.4 21.53
5 Kanji Akagi 23 Japan JPN 21.9 22.05
AC Konstantin Lissenko 23 France FRA DNF

Quarter-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Thane Baker 25 United States USA 21.2 21.34 QU
2 Vilém Mandlík 20 Czechoslovakia TCH 21.3 21.56 QU
3 Karl-Friedrich Haas 25 Germany GER 21.5 21.68 QU
4 Hec Hogan 25 Australia AUS 21.7 21.90
5 Iván Rodríguez 19 Puerto Rico PUR 21.9 22.16
6 Sergio D'Asnasch 22 Italy ITA 22.6 22.82

Quarter-Finals Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Bobby Joe Morrow 21 United States USA 21.9 22.03 QU
2 Morrie Rae 21 New Zealand NZL 22.0 22.12 QU
3 Brian Shenton 29 Great Britain GBR 22.1 22.15 QU
4 Václav Janeček 27 Czechoslovakia TCH 22.2 22.26
5 Jorge de Barros 21 Brazil BRA 23.7 23.88