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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon Shot put

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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

Shot put

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D P(1952T) P(1985T)
1 Milt Campbell 22 United States USA 14.76 850 775
2 Vasily Kuznetsov 24 Soviet Union URS 14.49 820 758
3 Rafer Johnson 21 United States USA 14.48 819 758
4 Yuriy Kutenko 24 Soviet Union URS 14.46 817 757
5 Torbjörn Lassenius 25 Finland FIN 13.45 715 695
6 Uno Palu 23 Soviet Union URS 13.39 709 691
7 Pat Leane 26 Australia AUS 13.26 696 683
8 Walter Meier 29 Germany GER 12.99 671 667
9 Martin Lauer 19 Germany GER 12.86 659 659
10 Bob Richards 30 United States USA 12.52 628 638
11 Ian Bruce 21 Australia AUS 12.30 609 625
12 John Cann 18 Australia AUS 12.18 598 617
13 Yang C. K. 23 Chinese Taipei TPE 11.56 544 580
14 Nadjmeddin Farabi Iran IRI 11.31 524 565
15 Walter Herssens 26 Belgium BEL 11.12 509 553