Swimming

Men

Event  Time  
 100m Free Jon Henricks, AUS 55.4 OR
 John Devitt, AUS55.8 
 Gary Chapman, AUS56.7 
 400m Free Murray Rose, AUS 4:27.3 OR
 Tsuyoshi Yamanaka, JPN4:30.4 
 George Breen, USA4:32.5 
1500m Free Murray Rose, AUS 17:58.9  
 Tsuyoshi Yamanaka, JPN18:00.3 
 George Breen, USA18:08.2 
 100m Back David Theile, AUS 1:02.2 OR
 John Monckton, AUS1:03.2 
 Frank McKinney, USA1:04.5 
 200m Brst Masaru Furukawa, JPN 2:34.7 OR
 Masahiro Yoshimura, JPN2:36.7 
 Charis Yunitschev, USSR2:36.8 
 200m Fly Bill Yorzyk, USA 2:19.3 OR
 Takashi Ishimoto, JPN2:23.8 
 György Tumpek, HUN2:23.9 
4x200m Free AUS (Kevin O'Halloran,
John Devitt, Murray Rose,
Jon Henricks)
8:23.6 WR
 United States8:31.5 
 Soviet Union8:34.7 
Diving  Points
Platform Joaquin Capilla, MEX 152.44
 Gary Tobian, USA152.41
 Richard Connor, USA149.79
Spring Bob Clotworthy, USA 159.56
 Donald Harper, USA156.23
 Joaquin Capilla, MEX150.69

Women

Event  Time  
 100m Free Dawn Fraser, AUS 1:02.0 WR
 Lorraine Crapp, AUS1:02.3 
 Faith Leech, AUS1:05.1 
 400m Free Lorraine Crapp, AUS 4:54.6 OR
 Dawn Fraser, AUS5:02.5 
 Sylvia Ruuska, USA5:07.1 
 100m Back Judy Grinham, GBR 1:12.9 OR
 Carin Cone, USA1:12.9 
 Magaret Edwards, GBR1:13.1 
 200m Brst Ursula Happe, GER 2:53.1 OR
 Eva Ezékely, HUN2:54.8 
 Eva-Maria ten Elsen, GER2:55.1 
 100m Fly Shelly Mann, USA 1:11.0 OR
 Nancy Ramey, USA1:11.9 
 Mary Sears, USA1:14.4 
4x100m Free AUS (Dawn Fraser, Faith
Leech, Sandra Morgan,
Lorraine Crapp)
4:17.1 WR
 United States4:19.2 
 South Africa4:25.7 
Diving  Points
Platform Pat McCormick, USA 84.85
 Juno Irwin, USA81.64
 Paula Jean Myers, USA81.58
Spring Pat McCormick, USA 142.36
 Jeanne Stunyo, USA125.89
 Irene Mac Donald, CAN121.40

Track & Field1956 OlympicsTeam Sports

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