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accueil THE XVIth SUMMER GAMES

Dates: November 22 - december 8, 1956
N.O.C. participants: 67
Number of sports: 17
Number of contests: 145
Number of athletes: 3184
Men: 2813
Women: 371
Opening: S.A.R. duc of Edimbourg
Oath: John Landy
Last torch bearer: Ron Clarke
Bids towns: Buenos Aires (ARG), Los Angeles (USA), Détroit (USA), Mexico (MEX), Chicago (USA), Minneapolis (USA), Philadelphie (USA), San Francisco (USA)