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Canoeing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria
Date Started: December 1, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956

Gold: URS Yelizaveta Dementyeva
Silver: GER Therese Zenz
Bronze: DEN Tove Søby

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Yelizaveta Dementyeva 28 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 Therese Zenz 24 Germany GER Silver
3 Tove Søby 23 Denmark DEN Bronze
4 Cecília Hartmann-Berkes 25 Hungary HUN
5 Edith Cochrane Australia AUS
6 Daniela Walkowiak-Pilecka 21 Poland POL
7 Patricia Moody 22 Great Britain GBR
8 Éva Marion 31 France FRA
5 h1r1/2 Helga Hellebrand-Wiedermann 25 Austria AUT
5 h2r1/2 Eila Eskola-Kyröläinen 25 Finland FIN