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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase Final

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 29, 1956
Date Finished: November 29, 1956

Gold: GBR Chris Brasher
Silver: HUN Sándor Rozsnyói
Bronze: NOR Ernst Larsen

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Chris Brasher 28 Great Britain GBR 8:41.2 8:41.35 OR
2 Sándor Rozsnyói 25 Hungary HUN 8:43.6 8:43.68
3 Ernst Larsen 30 Norway NOR 8:44.0 8:44.05
4 Heinz Laufer 31 Germany GER 8:44.4 8:44.53
5 Semyon Rzhishchin 23 Soviet Union URS 8:44.6 8:44.58
6 John Disley 28 Great Britain GBR 8:44.6 8:44.79
7 Neil Robbins 27 Australia AUS 8:50.0 8:50.36
8 Eric Shirley 27 Great Britain GBR 8:57.0
9 Deacon Jones 22 United States USA 9:13.0