Chile At the 1956 Summer Olympics
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Chile At the 1956 Summer Olympics

Flag of Chile.svg
IOC codeCHI
NOCChilean Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coch.cl (in Spanish)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors33 (31 men and 2 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearerMarlene Ahrens
Medals
Ranked 27th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Chile competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. 33 competitors, 31 men and 2 women, took part in 22 events in 8 sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Marlene Ahrens Athletics Women's Javelin Throw
 Silver Ramón Tapia Boxing Men's Middleweight
 Bronze Claudio Barrientos Boxing Men's Bantamweight
 Bronze Carlos Lucas Boxing Men's Light Heavyweight

Athletics

Men's Marathon

Basketball

Preliminary Round, Group D
Quarter-finals, Group A
5th-8th place classification

Boxing

Cycling

Sprint
Time trial
Individual road race

Diving

Men's 10m Platform

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Chile in 1956.

Individual
Team
  • Gerardo Cortes, Sr.
  • Nilo Floody
  • Héctor Carmona

Rowing

Chile had three male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's coxed pair

Shooting

Three shooters represented Chile in 1956.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol

References

  1. ^ "Chile at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Chile Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2018.

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