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Romania at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Romania at the Olympic Games

Flag of Romania
IOC code  ROU
NOC Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Website www.cosr.ro (Romanian) (English) (French)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 44 (33 men and 11 women) in 10 sports
Medals
Rank: 9
Gold
5
Silver
3
Bronze
5
Total
13
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Romania competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 44 competitors, 33 men and 11 women, took part in 35 events in 10 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Fencing 5
  • Gymnastics 6
  • Modern pentathlon 7
  • Shooting 8
  • Swimming 9
  • Water polo 10
  • Wrestling 11
  • References 12

Medalists

Gold

Silver

  • Mircea Dobrescu — Boxing, Men's Flyweight
  • Olga Orban-Szabo — Fencing, Women's Foil Individual

Bronze

Athletics

Boxing

Canoeing

Fencing

Two fencers, both women, represented Romania in 1956.

Women's foil

Gymnastics

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Romania in 1956.

Individual
Team
  • Cornel Vena
  • Dumitru Ţintea
  • Victor Teodorescu

Shooting

Four shooters represented Romania in 1956. In the 25 m pistol event Gheorghe Lichiardopol won bronze.

25 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming

Water polo

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Romania at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-10-19. 
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