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Basketball at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Sports:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: November 22, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956
Events: 1

Participants: 169 (169 men and 0 women) from 15 countries
Youngest Participant: CHI Maximiliano Garafulic (18 years, 109 days)
Oldest Participant: SIN Wee Tian Siak (35 years, 211 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 36 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): 3 countries with 1 medal

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Basketball USA United States URS Soviet Union URU Uruguay