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Cycling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Sprint Quarter-Finals

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Velodrome, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 4, 1956
Date Finished: December 4, 1956
Format: Best two of three races. Winner of each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: FRA Michel Rousseau
Silver: ITA Guglielmo Pesenti
Bronze: AUS Dick Ploog
View a Phase of this EventFinal StandingsFinal RoundSemi-FinalsQuarter-FinalsRound One RepêchageRound One

Quarter-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Michel Rousseau 20 France FRA 2 QU
2 Tommy Shardelow 25 South Africa RSA 0

Quarter-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Dick Ploog 19 Australia AUS 2 QU
2 Jack Disney 26 United States USA 0

Quarter-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Guglielmo Pesenti 22 Italy ITA 2 QU
2 Ladislav Fouček 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 0

Quarter-Finals Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Warren Johnston 20 New Zealand NZL 2 QU
2 Boris Romanov Soviet Union URS 1