Nov 1956 - 08 Dec, 1956

India: Ranked 24

1 Medals - Gold: 1,Silver: 0, Bronze: 0

Name Medal Sports Discipline
Indian Men’s Hockey Team Gold  Gold Hockey Men’s Hockey

A contingent comprising of 59 athletes represented Team India in the 1956 Summer Olympic Games held in Melbourne. Competing in about 32 events across 8 sports disciplines, India displayed credible performances as the men's hockey team retained its title as the Olympic Champions in Hockey for a record sixth time in a row. The 1956 Olympians also include:

Name Sports Discipline
Lila Ram Wrestling Men's Under 87KG Freestyle
Indian Men’s Football Team Football Men’s Football
Ajit Singh Athletics Men's High Jump
Milkha Singh Athletics Men's 200M
Sohan Singh Athletics Men's 800M
Sri Chand Ram Athletics Men's Athletics
Jagdev Singh Athletics Men's Athletics
Ajit Singh Athletics Men's Athletics
Ram Mehar Athletics Men's Athletics
Mohinder Singh Athletics Men's Athletics
Mary Rao Athletics Women's Athletics
Pritam Singh Gymnastics Men's Gymnastics
Sham Lal Gymnastics Men's Gymnastics
Anant Ram Gymnastics Men's Gymnastics
Harihar Banerjee Shooting Men’s 50M Rifle Three Positions
Haricharan Shaw Shooting Men’s 50M Rifle Three Positions
Sri Chand Bajaj Swimming Men’s Men's 100M Freestyle
Shamsher Khan Swimming Men's 200M Butterfly
Valli Asari Mookan Weightlifting Men's Weightlifting
Kamiineni Eshwara Rao Weightlifting Men's Weightlifting
Dandamudi Rajagopal Weightlifting Men's Weightlifting
Baban Daware Wrestling Men's Under 52KG Freestyle
Tarashkeswar Pandey Wrestling Men's Under 57KG Freestyle
Ram Sarup Wrestling Men's Under 62KG Freestyle
Lakhshmi Kant Pandey Wrestling Men's Under 67KG Freestyle
D. Singh Wrestling Men's Under 73KG Freestyle
B. Singh Wrestling Men's Under 79KG Freestyle
Lila Ram Wrestling Men's Under 87KG Freestyle