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XVI Olympic Game, Melbourne 1956
Men, Field
High Jump
1 Charles Dumas USA 2.12 OR
2 Charles Porter AUS 2.10  
3 Igor Kashkarov URS 2.08  
4 Stig Pettersson SWE 2.06  
5 Kenneth Money CAN 2.03  
6 Vladimir Sitkin URS 2.00  
7 Philip Reavis USA 2.00  
8 Colin Ridgeway AUS 2.00  
Pole Vault
1 Robert Richards USA 4.56 OR
2 Robert Gutowski USA 4.53  
3 Georgios Roubanis GRE 4.50  
4 George Mattos USA 4.35  
5 Ragnar Lundberg SWE 4.25  
6 Zenon Wazny POL 4.25  
7 Eeles Landström FIN 4.25  
8 Manfred Preussger GDR 4.25  
Long Jump
1 Gregory Bell USA 7.83  
2 John Bennett USA 7.68  
3 Jorma Valkama FIN 7.48  
4 Dmitriy Bondarenko URS 7.44  
5 Karim Olowu NGR 7.36  
6 Kazimierz Kropidlowski POL 7.30  
7 Neville Price RSA 7.28  
8 Oleg Fedoseyev URS 7.27  
Triple Jump
1 Adhemar Ferreira da Silva BRA 16.35 OR
2 Vilhjalmur Einarsson ISL 16.26  
3 Vitold Kreyer URS 16.02  
4 William Sharpe USA 15.88  
5 Martin Rehak TCH 15.85  
6 Leonid Shcherbakov URS 15.80  
7 Koji Sakurai JPN 15.73  
8 Teruji Kogake JPN 15.64  
Shot Put
1 Parry O'Brien USA 18.57 OR
2 William Nieder USA 18.18  
3 Jiri Skobla TCH 17.65  
4 Kenneth Bentum USA 17.48  
5 Boris Balyayev URS 16.96  
6 Erik Uddebom SWE 16.65  
7 Karlheinz Wegmann FRG 16.63  
8 Georgios Tsakanikas GRE 16.56  
Discus Throw
1 Alfred Oerter USA 56.36 OR
2 Fortune Gordien USA 54.81  
3 Desmond Koch USA 54.40  
4 Mark Pharaoh GBR 54.27  
5 Otto Grigalka URS 52.37  
6 Adolfo Consolini ITA 52.21  
7 Ferenc Klics HUN 51.82  
8 Dako Radosevic YUG 51.69  
Hammer Throw
1 Harold Connolly USA 63.19 OR
2 Mikhail Krivonosov URS 63.03  
3 Anatoliy Samotsvetov URS 62.56  
4 Albert Hall USA 61.96  
5 Jozsef Csermak HUN 60.70  
6 Kresimir Racic YUG 60.36  
7 Dimitriy Yegorov URS 60.22  
8 Sverre Strandli NOR 59.21  
Javelin Throw
1 Egil Danielsen NOR 85.71 WR
2 Janusz Sidlo POL 79.98  
3 Viktor Tsybulenko URS 79.50  
4 Herbert Koschel FRG 74.68  
5 Jan Kopyto POL 74.28  
6 Giovanni Lievore ITA 72.88  
7 Michel Macquet FRA 71.84  
8 Aleksandr Gorshkov URS 70.32  
Decathlon
1 Milton Campbell USA 7937 OR
2 Rafer Johnson USA 7587  
3 Vasiliy Kuznetsov URS 7465  
4 Uno Palu URS 6930  
5 Martin Lauer FRG 6853  
6 Walter Meier GDR 6773  
7 Torbjorn Lassenius FIN 6565  
8 Chuan-Kwang Yang TWN 6521