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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon Discus throw

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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

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

Discus throw

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D P(1952T) P(1985T)
1 Yuriy Kutenko 24 Soviet Union URS 47.57 861 820
2 Milt Campbell 22 United States USA 44.98 775 766
3 Vasily Kuznetsov 24 Soviet Union URS 44.33 754 753
4 Rafer Johnson 21 United States USA 42.17 688 709
5 Torbjörn Lassenius 25 Finland FIN 41.36 664 692
6 Uno Palu 23 Soviet Union URS 40.38 637 672
7 Martin Lauer 19 Germany GER 39.38 609 652
8 Pat Leane 26 Australia AUS 38.86 595 641
9 John Cann 18 Australia AUS 38.76 592 639
10 Bob Richards 30 United States USA 37.77 566 619
11 Walter Meier 29 Germany GER 37.59 562 616
12 Ian Bruce 21 Australia AUS 36,62 536 596
13 Yang C. K. 23 Chinese Taipei TPE 33.92 469 542
14 Nadjmeddin Farabi Iran IRI 28.73 347 440