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1956 Melbourne's Olympic Football Tournament

Soviet Union West Germany Great Britain Thailand Australia Japan
Yugoslavia United States Indonesia Bulgaria India


        
 1st-Round: 24-11-1956    ¼-final: 29-11-1956  
 Soviet Union  2-1  W.Germany        Soviet Union  0-0  Indonesia      
           
   Re-Play: 1-12-1956      
 Soviet Union  4-0  Indonesia        ½-final: 5-12-1956  
         Soviet Union  2-1  Bulgaria       
             
 1st-Round: 26-11-1956    ¼-final:30-11-1956          
 Great Britain    9-0    Thailand    Bulgaria    6-1    Great Britain        
         GOLD: 8-12-1956 - Melbourne
            Soviet Union    1-0    Yugoslavia
   ¼-final: 2811.1956      
 Yugoslavia  9-1  United States             
               BRONZE: 7-12-1956 - Melbourne 
       ½-final: 4-12-1956        Bulgaria     3-0     India
     Yugoslavia   3-1   India      
           
 1st-Round: 27-11-1956    ¼-final: 1-12-1956        
 Australia    2-0    Japan    India    4-2    Australia      
       


Olympic Gold 1956 - Melbourne - Australia
  Stage TEAM   P    W    D    L      GF   GA    GDif.   Pts. 
1. GOLD  Soviet Union 5 4 1 0   9 2 +7 9
2. SILVER  Yugoslavia 3 2 0 1   12 3 +9 4
3. BRONZE  Bulgaria 3 2 0 1   10 3 +7 4
4. 4th-Place  India 3 1 0 2   5 8 -3 2
5. ¼-final  Great Britain 2 1 0 1   10 6 +4 2
6. ¼-final  Australia 2 1 0 1   4 4 +0 2
7. ¼-final  Indonesia 2 0 1 1   0 4 -4 1
8. ¼-final  United States  1 0 0 1   1 9 -8 0
9.  1st-Round   Germany 1 0 0 1   1 2 -1 0
10. 1st-Round  Japan 1 0 0 1   0 2 -2 0
 11.  1st-Round  Thailand 1 0 0 1   0 9 -9 0
  Team   Medals
Great Britain Olympic Gold 1908 Olympic Gold 1912
Uruguay Olympic Gold 1924 Olympic Gold 1928
Sweden Olympic Gold 1948 Olympic Bronze 1924 Olympic Bronze 1952
Italy Olympic Gold 1936 Olympic Bronze 1928
Belgium Olympic Gold 1920
Hungary Olympic Gold 1952
Sovjet Union Olympic Gold 1956
Yugoslavia Olympic Silver 1948 Olympic Silver 1952 Olympic Silver 1956
Team Medals
  Team   Medals
Denmark Olympic Silver 1908 Olympic Silver 1912 Olympic Bronze 1948
Spain Olympic Silver 1920
Switzerland Olympic Silver 1924
Argentina Olympic Silver 1928
Austria Olympic Silver 1936
Holland Olympic Bronze 1908 Olympic Bronze 1912 Olympic Bronze 1920
Norway Olympic Bronze 1936
Bulgaria Olympic Bronze 1956
Team Medals


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