1956 Melbourne Medal Tally

Here are the top 10 ranked countries based on Olympic medals won in 1956. As per tradition, the ranking order is based first on the number of gold medals, then silver and bronze. See more about the Melbourne Games in 1956.



In 1956, the leading country on the medal table was the USSR.

rank Country Gold Silver Bronze total
1 USSR 37 29 32 98
2 USA 32 25 17 74
3 Australia 13 8 14 35
4 Hungary 9 10 7 26
5 Italy 8 8 9 25
6 Sweden 8 5 6 19
7 United Team of Germany 6 13 7 26
8 Great Britain 6 7 11 24
9 Romania 5 3 5 13
10 Japan 4 10 5 19


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