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Cycling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres 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: Fastest eight times advanced to the quarter-finals.

Gold: ITA Italy
Silver: FRA France
Bronze: GBR Great Britain

Round One Heat One

Rank Team NOC T
1 Colombia COL 5:09.4
AC Pakistan PAK overtaken (lap 4)

Round One Heat Two

Rank Team NOC T
1 Italy ITA 4:44.8 QU
2 South Africa RSA 4:51.6 QU

Round One Heat Three

Rank Team NOC T
1 Great Britain GBR 4:52.0 QU
2 Germany GER 4:59.4

Round One Heat Four

Rank Team NOC T
1 New Zealand NZL 4:55.6 QU
2 Uruguay URU 5:02.4

Round One Heat Five

Rank Team NOC T
1 Austria AUT 5:01.6
2 Venezuela VEN 5:14.6

Round One Heat Six

Rank Team NOC T
1 France FRA 4:48.0 QU
AC Australia AUS overtaken (lap 10)

Round One Heat Seven

Rank Team NOC T
1 Soviet Union URS 4:54.4 QU
2 Belgium BEL 4:55.6 QU

Round One Heat Eight

Rank Team NOC T
1 Czechoslovakia TCH 4:58.0 QU
2 United States USA 5:02.4