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Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Final

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 6, 1956
Date Finished: December 6, 1956

Gold: AUS David Theile
Silver: AUS John Monckton
Bronze: USA Frank McKinney

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 David Theile 18 Australia AUS 1:02.2 WR
2 John Monckton 18 Australia AUS 1:03.2
3 Frank McKinney 18 United States USA 1:04.5
4 Robert Christophe 18 France FRA 1:04.9
5 John Hayres Australia AUS 1:05.0
6 Graham Sykes 19 Great Britain GBR 1:05.6
7 Albert Wiggins 21 United States USA 1:05.8
8 Yoshi Oyakawa 23 United States USA 1:06.9