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Olympic Games 1956 - Melbourne

The marathon was held on Saturday December 1, 1956. It started at 3:15 p.m. local time. There were a total number of 46 participants from 23 nations, with 13 runners not completing the race.


Results

AlainMimounFrance2:25:00
FranjoMihalicYugoslavia2:26:32
VeikkoKarvonenFinland2:27:47
LeeChang-HoonSouth Korea2:28:45
YoshiakiKawashimaJapan2:29:19
EmilZátopekCzechoslovakia2:29:34
IvanFilinSoviet Union2:30:37
JvertNybergSweden2:31:12
ThomasNilssonSweden2:33:33
10°EinoOksanenFinland2:36:10
11°ArnoldWaideSweden2:36:21
12°ChoiChung-SikSouth Korea2:36:53
13°PaavoKotilaFinland2:38:59
14°MercerDavisSouth Africa2:39:48
15°HarryHicksGreat Britain2:39:55
16°HideoHamamuraJapan2:40:53
17°AlbertRichardsNew Zealand2:41:34
18°JohnRussellAustralia2:41:44
19°LotharBeckertUnified team of Germany2:42:10
20°NickCostesUnited States of America2:42:20
21°JohnnyKelleyUnited States of America2:43:40
22°MuhamadHavlidar AslamPakistan2:44:33
23°AdolfGruberAustria2:46:20
24°Aurčlevan den DriesscheBelgium2:47:18
25°KeithOllerenshawAustralia2:48:12
26°NawMyitungMyanmar2:49:32
27°PavelKantorekCzechoslovakia2:52:05
28°KurtHartungUnified team of Germany2:52:14
29°BashayFelekeEthiopia2:53:37
30°AbdulRashidPakistan2:57:47
31°Arap SumKanutiKenya2:58:42
32°GebreBirkayEthiopia2:58:49
33°KuraoHiroshimaJapan3:04:17

Did not finish

DNFLesPerryAustralia
DNFEduardoFontecillaChile
DNFEduardoSilvaChile
DNFRonClarkGreat Britain
DNFFredNorrisGreat Britain
DNFAliBaghbanbashiIran
DNFGiuseppeLavelliItaly
DNFWhaDong-LimSouth Korea
DNFJanBarnardSouth Africa
DNFBorisGrichaevSoviet Union
DNFAlbertIvanovSoviet Union
DNFDeanThackwrayUnited States of America
DNFKlausPortadnikUnified team of Germany

Did not start


Disqualified


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