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official report olympic games 1956 stockholm
 
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paper cover,  front page


                  Volumes:          1
                  Pages                760
                  Size:                  22 x 29 cm
                  Language:        english
 
 

Copyright 1958 by the Organizing Committee
of the XVI Olympiad, Melbourne, 1956

 
THE OFFICIAL REPORT
OF
THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
FOR THE GAMES OF THE
XVI OLYMPIAD
MELBOURNE 1956

Printed by: W.M. Houston, Government Printer, Melbourne, Australia

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CONTENTS

EDITOR'S PREFACE . . . . .. . . . . .. .. . . .. 
INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE .. .. .. .. .. .. .
A GREEN AND PLEASANT MEMORY .. .. .. .. .. .. .
THE TORCH MOVES UP TO ROME 
THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE . . .. . . .. . . . . .. . . 
THE GAMES OF THE XVI OLYMPIAD .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
FINANCE . . . . . . .. .. . . .. .. . . . .
INVITATIONS TO THE GAMES . . . . .. .. .. . . .. . .
PROVISION OF SPORTING ARENAS . . .. .. .. . . . . . .
TECHNICAL— 
Training .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Sports Handbooks .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Circulars .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Entry Forms .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Score-cards and Score-sheets .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Programmes .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Sports Equipment .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Flags .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Competitors' Numbers .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Sports and Demonstrations .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Sports Programme .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Co-operation with International Sporting Federations .. .. .. .. 
Judges and Sports Officials .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Staffs for competition requirements .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Congresses of International Sporting Federations .. .. .. .. .. 
Timekeeping and Photo-finish .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Scoreboard .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Results Service .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Public Address .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Announcements .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Photography inside the Playing Areas .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Accommodation for Competitors and Officials .. .. .. ..
Refreshments .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Interpreters .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
AttachĂ©s .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Services Participation .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Youth Organization .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Police .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Olympic Hymn .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
National Anthems.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Victory Ceremonies .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
Medals, Diplomas, and Badges .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 
IDENTITY CARDS
SEATING RESERVATIONS AT STADIA
BOX OFFICE
HOUSING AND CATERING
PRESS AND PUBLICITY
FILM AND TELEVISION
COMMUNICATIONS AND BROADCASTING
TRANSPORT
RECEPTION
MEDICAL SERVICES
FINE ARTS
OLYMPIC CIVIC COMMITTEE
I.O.C. MEETING IN MELBOURNE
TORCH RELAY
OPENING CEREMONY
ARENA MANAGERS
ANALYSIS OF COMPETITORS
THE COMPETITIONS—
Athletics 
Basketball
Boxing
Canoeing
Cycling
Fencing
Football
Gymnastics
Hockey
Modern Pentathlon
Rowing
Shooting
Swimming
Weightlifting
Wrestling
Yachting
Demonstrations
CLOSING CEREMONY
INDEX OF COMPETITORS
DONATIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .
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