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Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Coxless Pairs Semi-Finals

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria
Date Started: November 26, 1956
Date Finished: November 26, 1956
Format: Top two finishers in each heat advanced to final

Gold: USA United States
Silver: URS Soviet Union
Bronze: AUT Austria
View a Phase of this EventFinal StandingsFinal RoundSemi-FinalsRound One RepêchageRound One

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Team NOC T
1 Soviet Union URS 8:41.3 QU
2 Austria AUT 8:42.4 QU
3 New Zealand NZL 8:44.7
4 Denmark DEN 8:55.1

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Team NOC T
1 United States USA 8:37.7 QU
2 Australia AUS 8:48.2 QU
3 Germany GER 8:52.3
4 Italy ITA 9:11.1