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Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke 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: JPN Masaru Furukawa
Silver: JPN Masahiro Yoshimura
Bronze: URS Kharis Yunichev

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Masaru Furukawa 20 Japan JPN 2:34.7
2 Masahiro Yoshimura 20 Japan JPN 2:36.7
3 Kharis Yunichev 25 Soviet Union URS 2:36.8
4 Terry Gathercole 20 Australia AUS 2:38.7
5 Ihor Zaseda 24 Soviet Union URS 2:39.0
6 Knud Gleie 21 Denmark DEN 2:40.0
7 Manuel Sanguily 23 Cuba CUB 2:42.0
AC Hugues Broussard France FRA DQ