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Olympic Games (16th) (1956 Melbourne, Vic.)



  • Existence: June 11, 1956
  • Existence: November 22, 1956

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Motion picture film documenting men's crew races at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Call Number: RU 1134

The collection consists of one 8mm motion picture film of men's crew races at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia as well as a DVD copy of the film. The film documents the final crew races: single and double sculls, pairs with and without coxswain, fours with and without coxswain, and eight-oar shells. The United States, represented by the Yale University Men's Crew Team, won the gold medal in the eight-oar shell race as well as the pairs with and without coxswain.

Dates: 1956