Basketball in the 1956 Olympic Games

Information about the basketball tournament played in the 1956 Olympics with champion, medals, stats, final standings, national teams, stages, dates, scores, boxscores and more.

Olympic Games
1956
Melbourne
Champion 1956

Champion
USA Flag
USA

- Results...
- Games: 56

Final Standings

Standing National Team
1. Olympics 1956 USA USA
2. Olympics 1956 Soviet Union Soviet Union
3. Olympics 1956 Uruguay Uruguay

Medal Games

Silver Medal
Soviet Union
Soviet Union
55
-
89
USA
USA
Gold Medal
France
France
62
-
71
Uruguay
Uruguay
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Full list of games...

Groups

Rosters

Preliminary Round
A Results and Stats
Japan
Japan
Philippines
Philippines
Thailand
Thailand
USA
USA
Preliminary Round
B Results and Stats
Canada
Canada
France
France
Singapore
Singapore
Soviet Union
Soviet Union
Preliminary Round
C Results and Stats
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Formosa
Formosa
South Korea
South Korea
Uruguay
Uruguay
Preliminary Round
D Results and Stats
Australia
Australia
Brazil
Brazil
Chile
Chile

Groups

Rosters

Quarter-Final Round (9-15)
C Results and Stats
Australia
Australia
Formosa
Formosa
Singapore
Singapore
Thailand
Thailand
Quarter-Final Round (9-15)
D Results and Stats
Canada
Canada
Japan
Japan
South Korea
South Korea

Groups

Rosters

Quarter-Final Round (1-8)
A Results and Stats
Chile
Chile
France
France
Philippines
Philippines
Uruguay
Uruguay
Quarter-Final Round (1-8)
B Results and Stats
Brazil
Brazil
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Soviet Union
Soviet Union
USA
USA