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Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 1, 1956
Date Finished: December 4, 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 WR
2 Tsuyoshi Yamanaka 17 Japan JPN Silver
3 George Breen 21 United States USA Bronze
4 Kevin O'Halloran 19 Australia AUS
5 Hans Zierold 18 Germany GER
6 Gary Winram 20 Australia AUS
7 Koji Nonoshita Japan JPN
8 Angelo Romani 22 Italy ITA
1 h2 r1/2 Jack Wardrop 24 Great Britain GBR
2 h2 r1/2 Tony Briscoe South Africa RSA
2 h3 r1/2 Peter Duncan 21 South Africa RSA
2 h4 r1/2 Jean Boiteux 23 France FRA
3 h2 r1/2 George Onekea 17 United States USA
3 h3 r1/2 Karri Käyhkö 18 Finland FIN
3 h4 r1/2 William Slater 16 Canada CAN
4 h1 r1/2 Bill Woolsey 22 United States USA
4 h2 r1/2 Hans Köhler 20 Germany GER
4 h3 r1/2 Yoshiro Noda 20 Japan JPN
4 h4 r1/2 Neil McKechnie 17 Great Britain GBR
4 h5 r1/2 Jenő Áts 20 Hungary HUN
5 h1 r1/2 Sylvio dos Santos 21 Brazil BRA
5 h2 r1/2 Habib Nasution 20 Indonesia INA
5 h3 r1/2 Guy Montserret 21 France FRA
5 h4 r1/2 Boris Nik'it'ini 18 Soviet Union URS
5 h5 r1/2 Jacques Collignon France FRA
6 h1 r1/2 Ulfiano Babol Philippines PHI
6 h2 r1/2 Per-Olof Östrand 26 Sweden SWE
6 h4 r1/2 Billy Steuart South Africa RSA
7 h1 r1/2 Wan Shiu Ming Hong Kong HKG
7 h2 r1/2 Gilberto Martínez Colombia COL
7 h4 r1/2 Bana Sailani 19 Philippines PHI
8 h2 r1/2 Raúl Martin 15 Cuba CUB