1956 Men's Olympic Basketball

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Host: Melbourne, Australia

Date Started: November 22, 1956
Date Ended: December 1, 1956

Format: Series of round-robin pools advance to classification tournaments.

Gold: United States
Silver: Soviet Union
Bronze: Uruguay

Final Standings

Final Standings Table
Rank Team W L W/L% PS/G PA/G SRS SOS Medal
1United States801.00099.145.656.53.0 Gold
2Soviet Union53.62571.865.522.015.8 Silver
3Uruguay62.75071.069.97.05.9 Bronze
4France53.62567.862.19.74.1
5Bulgaria53.62571.068.110.47.5
6Brazil34.42971.476.45.510.5
7Philippines44.50071.676.3-0.24.4
8Chile25.28670.074.0-3.01.0
9Canada52.71473.065.01.0-7.0
10Japan34.42965.171.6-8.2-1.7
11Chinese Taipei53.62572.873.8-14.7-13.7
12Australia25.28669.777.9-20.1-11.9
13Singapore25.28663.778.7-23.3-8.3
14South Korea16.14366.378.7-21.3-8.9
15Thailand07.00047.377.1-34.3-4.5

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