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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 30, 1956
Date Finished: November 30, 1956
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: URS Soviet Union
Bronze: GER Germany

Round One Heat One

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 United States USA 40.5 40.53 QU
2 Great Britain GBR 41.2 41.30 QU
3 Pakistan PAK 41.3 41.42 QU
4 Venezuela VEN 42.0 42.10
5 Liberia LBR 44.7 44.96

Round One Heat Two

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Australia AUS 40.6 40.72 QU
2 France FRA 40.8 40.99 QU
3 Germany GER 40.8 41.00 QU
4 Thailand THA 44.2 44.37

Round One Heat Three

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Soviet Union URS 40.7 40.77 QU
2 Italy ITA 40.9 41.07 QU
3 Brazil BRA 41.6 41.70 QU
4 Canada CAN 41.7 41.75
5 Ethiopia ETH 44.3 44.47

Round One Heat Four

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Poland POL 40.9 40.97 QU
2 Hungary HUN 41.5 41.45 QU
3 Japan JPN 42.2 42.30 QU
AC Nigeria NGR [47.3] [47.39] DQ