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Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Round One

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 4, 1956
Date Finished: December 4, 1956
Format: Fastest 16 advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: AUS David Theile
Silver: AUS John Monckton
Bronze: USA Frank McKinney
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