Melbourne 1956

Games on the Fifth Continent - equestrian banned to Stockholm

XVI. Olympic Summer Games
Date November 22 - December 8
Participants 70 nations
3,291 athletes
(382 women)
Sports 20
Events 151
Patron Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Visitors 1,507,000
 
Medal Tally
# Country G S B
1 USSR 37 29 32
2 USA 32 25 17
3 Australia 13 8 14
4 Hungary 9 10 7
5 Italy 8 8 9
6 Sweden 8 5 6
7 Germany 6 13 7
8 Great Britain 6 7 11
9 Romania 5 3 5
10 Japan 4 10 5