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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 4 × 400 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 two in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: AUS Australia
Bronze: GBR Great Britain

Round One Heat One

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Canada CAN 3:10.6 3:10.59 QU
2 United States USA 3:10.6 3:10.60 QU
3 Czechoslovakia TCH 3:10.8 3:10.96
4 Finland FIN 3:11.4 3:11.52

Round One Heat Two

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Germany GER 3:09.8 3:09.88 QU
2 Australia AUS 3:10.4 3:10.57 QU
3 France FRA 3:11.8 3:11.76
4 Japan JPN 3:13.8 3:13.75
5 Puerto Rico PUR 3:13.8 3:13.81
6 Colombia COL 3:27.4

Round One Heat Three

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Great Britain GBR 3:08.8 3:08.76 QU
2 Jamaica JAM 3:11.0 3:11.07 QU
3 Soviet Union URS 3:11.2 3:11.27
4 Kenya KEN 3:17.6 3:17.68
5 Ethiopia ETH 3:30.0 3:29.93