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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon 100 metres

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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: USA Milt Campbell
Silver: USA Rafer Johnson
Bronze: URS Vasily Kuznetsov

100 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Milt Campbell 22 United States USA 10.8 10.91 990 852 881
2T Rafer Johnson 21 United States USA 10.9 10.99 948 830 863
2T John Cann 18 Australia AUS 10.9 11.06 948 830 847
4 Martin Lauer 19 Germany GER 11.1 11.29 870 786 797
5T Yang C. K. 23 Chinese Taipei TPE 11.2 11.29 834 765 797
5T Vasily Kuznetsov 24 Soviet Union URS 11.2 11.36 834 765 782
7 Walter Meier 29 Germany GER 11.3 11.48 800 744 757
8 Pat Leane 26 Australia AUS 11.4 11.54 768 723 744
9 Uno Palu 23 Soviet Union URS 11.5 11.66 737 703 719
10 Yuriy Kutenko 24 Soviet Union URS 11.6 11.69 707 683 713
11T Bob Richards 30 United States USA 11.7 11.82 678 663 687
11T Ian Bruce 21 Australia AUS 11.7 11.83 678 663 685
13T Torbjörn Lassenius 25 Finland FIN 11.8 11.99 650 643 653
13T Walter Herssens 26 Belgium BEL 11.8 12.04 650 643 643
15 Nadjmeddin Farabi Iran IRI 12.1 12.28 572 586 597

100 metres Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Vasily Kuznetsov 24 Soviet Union URS 11.2 11.36 834 765 782
2 Walter Herssens 26 Belgium BEL 11.8 12.04 650 643 643

100 metres Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 John Cann 18 Australia AUS 10.9 11.06 948 830 847
2 Yang C. K. 23 Chinese Taipei TPE 11.2 11.29 834 765 797
3 Torbjörn Lassenius 25 Finland FIN 11.8 11.99 650 643 653

100 metres Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Martin Lauer 19 Germany GER 11.1 11.29 870 786 797
2 Pat Leane 26 Australia AUS 11.4 11.54 768 723 744

100 metres Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Milt Campbell 22 United States USA 10.8 10.91 990 852 881
2 Walter Meier 29 Germany GER 11.3 11.48 800 744 757

100 metres Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Rafer Johnson 21 United States USA 10.9 10.99 948 830 863
2 Uno Palu 23 Soviet Union URS 11.5 11.66 737 703 719
3 Nadjmeddin Farabi Iran IRI 12.1 12.28 572 586 597

100 metres Heat Six

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Yuriy Kutenko 24 Soviet Union URS 11.6 11.69 707 683 713
2 Bob Richards 30 United States USA 11.7 11.82 678 663 687
3 Ian Bruce 21 Australia AUS 11.7 11.83 678 663 685