Main  Top 25 Lists - 1956
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High Jump
Charles Dumas USA  2.149
Igor Kashkarov URS  2.10
Charles Porter AUS  2.10
Bengt Nilsson SWE  2.09
Donald Stewart USA  2.089
Ernest Shelton USA  2.083
Walter Mangham USA  2.076
Vernon Wilson USA  2.07
Philip Reavis USA  2.07
Vladimir Polyakov URS  2.07
Pole Vault
Robert Richards USA  4.70
Robert Gutowski USA  4.70
Donald Bragg USA  4.66
Ron Morris USA  4.57
George Mattos USA  4.53
Eeles Landström FIN  4.51
Georgios Roubanis GRE  4.50
Earl Poucher USA  4.49
Jerry Welbourn USA  4.48
Fred Barnes USA  4.48
Long Jump
Gregory Bell USA  8.09
Henk Visser NED  7.98
Ernest Shelby USA  7.95
John Bennett USA  7.83
Jorma Valkama FIN  7.77
Rafer Johnson USA  7.76
Oleg Fedoseyev URS  7.76
George Brown USA  7.75
Igor Ter-Ovanesyan URS  7.74
10  Oscar Bean USA  7.73
Triple Jump
Teruji Kogake JPN  16.48
Leonid Shcherbakov URS  16.46
Adhemar Ferreira da Silva BRA  16.35
Vilhjalmur Einarsson ISL  16.26
Vitold Kreyer URS  16.02
Yevgeniy Chen URS  15.95
Oleg Ryakhovskiy URS  15.93
Viktor Kobelyev URS  15.92
Hiroshi Shibata JPN  15.88
William Sharpe USA  15.88
Shot Put
Parry O'Brien USA  19.25
William Nieder USA  18.38
Kenneth Bentum USA  18.30
Jiri Skobla TCH  17.76
Vartan Ovsepyan URS  17.67
Charles Butt USA  17.60
Don Vick USA  17.50
Boris Balyayev URS  17.44
Stan Lampert USA  17.41
10  David Owen USA  17.38
Discus Throw
Fortune Gordien USA  57.21
Adolfo Consolini ITA  56.85
Karel Merta TCH  56.68
Parry O'Brien USA  56.46
Alfred Oerter USA  56.36
Kim Bukhantsev URS  55.48
Jack Ellis USA  55.25
Desmond Koch USA  55.08
Ron Drummond USA  55.02
10  Otto Grigalka URS  54.85
Hammer Throw
Harold Connolly USA  68.54
Mikhail Krivonosov URS  67.32
Clifford Blair USA  65.95
Anatoliy Samotsvetov URS  65.03
Stanislav Nyenashev URS  63.98
Tadeusz Rut POL  63.57
Dimitriy Yegorov URS  63.57
Sverre Strandli NOR  62.96
Yuriy Nikulin URS  62.85
10  Kresimir Racic YUG  62.80
Javelin Throw
Egil Danielsen NOR  85.71
Janusz Sidlo POL  83.66
Soini Nikkinen FIN  83.56
Franklin Held USA  82.29
Jan Kopyto POL  81.12
Heiner Will FRG  80.22
Viktor Tsybulenko URS  79.89
Cyrus Young USA  79.15
Michel Macquet FRA  79.01
10  Vladimir Kuznetsov URS  78.75
Decathlon
Milton Campbell USA  7937
Rafer Johnson USA  7755
Vasiliy Kuznetsov URS  7733
Yuriy Kutenko URS  7393
Martin Lauer FRG  7201
Robert Mathias USA  7194
Walter Meier GDR  7173
Uno Palu URS  7167
Robert Richards USA  7054
10  Torbjorn Lassenius FIN  6991