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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 27, 1956
Date Finished: November 27, 1956
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the final.

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

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Thane Baker 25 United States USA 21.1 21.21 QU
2 Bobby Joe Morrow 21 United States USA 21.3 21.43 QU
3 José da Conceição 25 Brazil BRA 21.4 21.53 QU
4 Abdul Khaliq 23 Pakistan PAK 21.5 21.58
5 Karl-Friedrich Haas 25 Germany GER 21.5 21.74
6 Morrie Rae 21 New Zealand NZL 21.5 21.75

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Andy Stanfield 28 United States USA 21.2 21.35 QU
2 Mike Agostini 21 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 21.3 21.48 QU
3 Boris Tokarev 29 Soviet Union URS 21.3 21.50 QU
4 Leo Pohl 27 Germany GER 21.5 21.64
5 Vilém Mandlík 20 Czechoslovakia TCH 21.6 21.74
6 Brian Shenton 29 Great Britain GBR 21.9 22.08