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Sailing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Mixed One Person Dinghy Race Five

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): , Port Phillip Bay
Date Started: December 3, 1956
Date Finished: December 3, 1956

Gold: DEN Paul Elvstrøm
Silver: BEL André Nelis
Bronze: USA John Marvin

Race Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC PTS T
1 Paul Elvstrøm 28 Denmark DEN 1,402 3-29:17
2 André Nelis 21 Belgium BEL 1,101 3-30:54
3 John Marvin 29 United States USA 925 3-32:05
4 Kenneth Albury 36 Bahamas BAH 800 3-32:24
5 Wolfgang Erndl 35 Austria AUT 703 3-32:52
6 Rickard Sarby 44 Sweden SWE 624 3-33:28
7 Colin Ryrie 26 Australia AUS 557 3-33:45
8 Bruce Kirby 27 Canada CAN 499 3-33:55
9 Joaquim Roderbourg 38 Brazil BRA 448 3-34:10
10 Adelchi Pelaschiar 35 Italy ITA 402 3-35:15
11 Jack Snowden 33 Singapore SIN 361 3-35:25
12 Didier Poissant 33 France FRA 323 3-35:27
13 Somers Payne 30 Ireland IRL 288 3-35:55
14 Yury Shavrin 32 Soviet Union URS 256 3-36:08
15 Esteban Berisso 19 Argentina ARG 226 3-37:37
16 Nesbit Bentley Fiji FIJ 198 3-41:02
17 Lwin U Maung Maung 37 Myanmar MYA 172 3-45:10
AC Richard Creagh-Osborne 28 Great Britain GBR DNF
AC Jürgen Vogler 30 Germany GER DNF
AC Eric Bongers 32 South Africa RSA DNF