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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon Pole vault

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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

Pole vault

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H P(1952T) P(1985T)
1 Bob Richards 30 United States USA 4.45 1.023 746 OB
2 Yuriy Kutenko 24 Soviet Union URS 4.10 795 645
3 Vasily Kuznetsov 24 Soviet Union URS 3.95 720 603
4 Rafer Johnson 21 United States USA 3.90 695 590
5 Torbjörn Lassenius 25 Finland FIN 3.80 645 562
6 Walter Meier 29 Germany GER 3.70 596 535
7 Uno Palu 23 Soviet Union URS 3.60 556 509
8 Pat Leane 26 Australia AUS 3.50 516 482
9T Milt Campbell 22 United States USA 3.40 476 457
9T Ian Bruce 21 Australia AUS 3.40 476 457
11T Yang C. K. 23 Chinese Taipei TPE 3.30 438 431
11T Nadjmeddin Farabi Iran IRI 3.30 438 431
13 Martin Lauer 19 Germany GER 3.10 364 381
14 John Cann 18 Australia AUS 2.70 226 286