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Cycling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Sprint Round One

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Velodrome, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 3, 1956
Date Finished: December 3, 1956
Format: Winner of each heat advanced to the quarter-finals. Eight fastest losers advanced to the repêchage.

Gold: FRA Michel Rousseau
Silver: ITA Guglielmo Pesenti
Bronze: AUS Dick Ploog

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Dick Ploog 19 Australia AUS 11.4 QU
2 Evrard Godefroid 24 Belgium BEL at 1 length QC
3 Lê Văn Phươc 27 South Vietnam VNM
3 Lê Văn Phươc 27 South Vietnam VNM

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Michel Rousseau 20 France FRA 11.6 QU/=OR
2 Hylton Mitchell 30 Trinidad and Tobago TTO at 5 lengths QC
3 Shazada Muhammad Shah-Rukh 30 Pakistan PAK QC

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Jack Disney 26 United States USA 13.0 QU
2 Keith Harrison 23 Great Britain GBR at ½ length
3 León Mejía Colombia COL QC
DNS Günther Ziegler 23 Germany GER

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Guglielmo Pesenti 22 Italy ITA 11.8 QU
2 Hernán Masanés 25 Chile CHI at 8 lengths QC
3 Fred Markus Canada CAN

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Ladislav Fouček 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 12.4 QU
2 Warren Johnston 20 New Zealand NZL QC
3 Paul Nyman 27 Finland FIN

Round One Heat Six

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Boris Romanov Soviet Union URS 12.4 QU
2 Tommy Shardelow 25 South Africa RSA QC
3 Anésio Argenton 25 Brazil BRA QC