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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Hammer Throw Final Round

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 24, 1956
Date Finished: November 24, 1956

Gold: USA Hal Connolly
Silver: URS Mikhail Krivonosov
Bronze: URS Anatoly Samotsvetov

Final Round

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
1 Hal Connolly 25 United States USA 63.19 OR
2 Mikhail Krivonosov 27 Soviet Union URS 63.03 OR
3 Anatoly Samotsvetov 23 Soviet Union URS 62.56
4 Al Hall 22 United States USA 61.96
5 József Csermák 24 Hungary HUN 60.70
6 Krešo Račić 24 Yugoslavia YUG 60.36
7 Dmytro Yegorov 25 Soviet Union URS 60.22
8 Sverre Strandli 31 Norway NOR 59.21
9 Peter Allday 29 Great Britain GBR 58.00
10 Alfons Niklas 27 Poland POL 57.70
11 Muhammad Iqbal 29 Pakistan PAK 56.97
12 Don Anthony 28 Great Britain GBR 56.72
13 Guy Husson 25 France FRA 55.02
14 Tadeusz Rut 25 Poland POL 53.43
AC Birger Asplund 27 Sweden SWE NM

Final Round Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
1 Anatoly Samotsvetov 23 Soviet Union URS 62.10 OR
2 Mikhail Krivonosov 27 Soviet Union URS 60.59
3 Dmytro Yegorov 25 Soviet Union URS 60.22
4 Sverre Strandli 31 Norway NOR 58.62
5 József Csermák 24 Hungary HUN 58.27
6 Krešo Račić 24 Yugoslavia YUG 57.99
7 Peter Allday 29 Great Britain GBR 57.78
8 Al Hall 22 United States USA 57.76
9 Alfons Niklas 27 Poland POL 57.70
10 Muhammad Iqbal 29 Pakistan PAK 56.45
NP Don Anthony 28 Great Britain GBR foul
NP Birger Asplund 27 Sweden SWE foul
NP Hal Connolly 25 United States USA foul
NP Guy Husson 25 France FRA foul
NP Tadeusz Rut 25 Poland POL foul

Final Round Round Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D BMD
1 Mikhail Krivonosov 27 Soviet Union URS 63.00 63.00 OR
2 Anatoly Samotsvetov 23 Soviet Union URS 58.13 62.10
3 Al Hall 22 United States USA 61.83 61.83
4 Hal Connolly 25 United States USA 60.92 60.92
5 Krešo Račić 24 Yugoslavia YUG 60.36 60.36
6 Dmytro Yegorov 25 Soviet Union URS foul 60.22
7 Sverre Strandli 31 Norway NOR 58.49 58.62
8 József Csermák 24 Hungary HUN 58.43 58.43
9 Peter Allday 29 Great Britain GBR 57.06 57.78
10 Alfons Niklas 27 Poland POL foul 57.70
11 Muhammad Iqbal 29 Pakistan PAK 55.24 56.45
12 Don Anthony 28 Great Britain GBR 55.22 55.22
NP Birger Asplund 27 Sweden SWE foul NM
NP Guy Husson 25 France FRA foul NM
NP Tadeusz Rut 25 Poland POL foul NM

Final Round Round Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D BMD
1 Mikhail Krivonosov 27 Soviet Union URS 63.03 63.03 OR
2 Hal Connolly 25 United States USA 62.65 62.65
3 Anatoly Samotsvetov 23 Soviet Union URS 61.94 62.10
4 Al Hall 22 United States USA foul 61.83
5 József Csermák 24 Hungary HUN 60.70 60.70
6 Krešo Račić 24 Yugoslavia YUG foul 60.36
7 Dmytro Yegorov 25 Soviet Union URS foul 60.22
8 Sverre Strandli 31 Norway NOR 59.21 59.21
9 Peter Allday 29 Great Britain GBR 58.00 58.00
10 Alfons Niklas 27 Poland POL foul 57.70
11 Muhammad Iqbal 29 Pakistan PAK 56.97 56.97
12 Don Anthony 28 Great Britain GBR 56.72 56.72
13 Guy Husson 25 France FRA 55.02 55.02
14 Tadeusz Rut 25 Poland POL 53.43 53.43
NP Birger Asplund 27 Sweden SWE foul NM

Final Round Round Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D BMD
1 Mikhail Krivonosov 27 Soviet Union URS foul 63.03
2 Hal Connolly 25 United States USA 61.76 62.65
3 Anatoly Samotsvetov 23 Soviet Union URS 60.22 62.10
4 Al Hall 22 United States USA 61.58 61.83
5 József Csermák 24 Hungary HUN foul 60.70
6 Krešo Račić 24 Yugoslavia YUG foul 60.36

Final Round Round Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D BMD
1 Hal Connolly 25 United States USA 63.19 63.19 OR
2 Mikhail Krivonosov 27 Soviet Union URS foul 63.03
3 Anatoly Samotsvetov 23 Soviet Union URS 59.20 62.10
4 Al Hall 22 United States USA foul 61.83
5 József Csermák 24 Hungary HUN 59.10 60.70
6 Krešo Račić 24 Yugoslavia YUG 58.07 60.36

Final Round Round Six

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
NP Anatoly Samotsvetov 23 Soviet Union URS 62.56
NP Al Hall 22 United States USA 61.96
NP Krešo Račić 24 Yugoslavia YUG 55.09
NP Hal Connolly 25 United States USA foul
NP József Csermák 24 Hungary HUN foul
NP Mikhail Krivonosov 27 Soviet Union URS foul