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Water Polo at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Water Polo Final Round

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 1, 1956
Date Finished: December 7, 1956
Format: Round-robin pool.

Gold: HUN Hungary
Silver: YUG Yugoslavia
Bronze: URS Soviet Union

Final Round

Rank Team NOC W T L PTS GF GA
1 Hungary HUN 5 0 0 10 20 3
2 Yugoslavia YUG 3 1 1 7 13 8
3 Soviet Union URS 3 0 2 6 14 14
4 Italy ITA 2 0 3 4 10 13
5 United States USA 1 0 4 2 10 20
6 Germany GER 0 1 4 1 11 20

Final Round

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-12-01 URS 3, ITA 2
Match #2 1956-12-01 YUG 5, USA 1
Match #3 1956-12-03 USA 4, GER 3
Match #4 1956-12-03 HUN 4, ITA 0
Match #5 1956-12-04 YUG 2, GER 2
Match #6 1956-12-04 ITA 3, USA 2
Match #7 1956-12-05 URS 3, USA 1
Match #8 1956-12-05 HUN 4, GER 0
Match #9 1956-12-06 HUN 4, URS 0
Match #10 1956-12-06 YUG 2, ITA 1
Match #11 1956-12-07 URS 6, GER 4
Match #12 1956-12-07 HUN 2, YUG 1