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Gymnastics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Women's Team Portable Apparatus

Gymnastics at the 1956 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games

Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 7, 1956
Date Finished: December 7, 1956

Gold: HUN Hungary
Silver: SWE Sweden
Bronze: POL Poland
URS Soviet Union

Summary

A variant of a team rhythmic gymnastics event, this event was only held at the Olympics in 1952 and 1956, and it was not contested at the World Championships. Sweden had won in 1952 but Hungary, bronze medalist in 1952, prevailed in Melbourne, with Sweden second, while Poland and the Soviet Union tied for third.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Hungary HUN Gold 75.20
2 Sweden SWE Silver 74.20
3T Soviet Union URS Bronze 74.00
3T Poland POL Bronze 74.00
5 Romania ROU 73.40
6 Japan JPN 73.20
7 Czechoslovakia TCH 73.00
8 Italy ITA 72.80
9 United States USA 67.60