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Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 5, 1956
Date Finished: December 7, 1956

Gold: AUS Murray Rose
Silver: JPN Tsuyoshi Yamanaka
Bronze: USA George Breen

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Murray Rose 17 Australia AUS Gold
2 Tsuyoshi Yamanaka 17 Japan JPN Silver
3 George Breen 21 United States USA Bronze
4 Murray Garretty Australia AUS
5 William Slater 16 Canada CAN
6 Jean Boiteux 23 France FRA
7 Yukiyoshi Aoki 22 Japan JPN
8 Gary Winram 20 Australia AUS
2 h3 r1/2 Sándor Záborszky 21 Hungary HUN
3 h2 r1/2 George Onekea 17 United States USA
3 h3 r1/2 Jacques Collignon France FRA
3 h4 r1/2 Seizaburo Yagi 19 Japan JPN
4 h1 r1/2 Guy Montserret 21 France FRA
4 h2 r1/2 Peter Duncan 21 South Africa RSA
4 h3 r1/2 Bana Sailani 19 Philippines PHI
4 h4 r1/2 Dave Radcliffe 22 United States USA
5 h1 r1/2 György Csordás 28 Hungary HUN
5 h2 r1/2 Raúl Martin 15 Cuba CUB
5 h3 r1/2 Gennady Androsov 17 Soviet Union URS
6 h3 r1/2 Hans-Joachim Reich 26 Germany GER