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Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Swimming at the 1956 Summer Games: Next Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 30, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956

Gold: USA Bill Yorzyk
Silver: JPN Takashi Ishimoto
Bronze: HUN György Tumpek

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Bill Yorzyk 23 United States USA Gold
2 Takashi Ishimoto 21 Japan JPN Silver
3 György Tumpek 27 Hungary HUN Bronze
4 Jack Nelson 25 United States USA
5 John Marshall 26 Australia AUS
6 Eulalio Ríos 21 Mexico MEX
7 Brian Wilkinson 18 Australia AUS
8 Alexandru Popescu 21 Romania ROU
2 h3 r1/2 Horst Weber 17 Germany GER
3 h3 r1/2 Graham Symonds 19 Great Britain GBR
4 h1 r1/2 René Pirolley 25 France FRA
4 h3 r1/2 Agapito Lozada Philippines PHI
5 h1 r1/2 Jenő Áts 20 Hungary HUN
5 h2 r1/2 Palsons Naibula Philippines PHI
5 h3 r1/2 George Park Canada CAN
6 h1 r1/2 Walter Ocampo 27 Mexico MEX
6 h2 r1/2 Shamsher Khan India IND
6 h3 r1/2 Shah Ghazi Pakistan PAK
7 h3 r1/2 Fong Seow Hor 19 Malaya MAL