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Melbourne - Stockholm 1956 Olympics

Posted by Andy L. on

Melbourne - Stockholm 1956 Olympics
16th Olympic Summer Games
Host City - Melbourne, Australia
Stadium - Melbourne Cricket Ground
It is worth mentioning...
Alain Mimoun French runner who lost three times over favorite Czech Emil Zátopek cut his losing streaks to win the marathon. His rival Zátopek finish sixth.
Bill Russell and K.C. Jones American basketball players scored twice as many points as their opponents and scoring at least 30 points in each of their games.
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Laszlo Papp
Ajman
Laszlo Papp - Hungary
Issued: 1971
Gold - Light Middleweight Boxing
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Coat of Arms Melbourne, Australia   Melbourne, Australia
Australia
Arms of the City of Melbourne, Olympic Rings & Melbourne, Australia Vista
Issued: 1956
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Olympic Games 1956
Czechoslovakia
Olympic Games 1956
Issued: 1956
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Dominican Republic
Issued: 1957-58
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Fujairah
Issued: 1972
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Haiti
Pierre de Coubertin - Founder of the International Olympic Committee
Issued: 1960
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Liberia
Issued: 1956
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Mali
Shirley Strickland - Australia
Issued: 1972
 Gold - 80-meter hurdles
Gold - 4 x 100-meter relay
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Romania
Canoeing, Boxing, Shooting, Melbourne Stadium
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Russia
Issued: 2000
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Sharjah
Issued: 1968
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USSR, Soviet Union
Sprinter, Javelin Thrower, Somersault, Boxing, Soccer, Weight Lifter
Issued: 1957
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Turkey
Wrestling
Issued: 1956
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