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1956 Simmer Olympics

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Gemmes o the XVI Olympiad
Host ceetyMelbourne, Australie
Naitions pairteecipatin72
Athletes pairteecipatin3,314
(2,938 men, 376 weemen)
Events151 in 17 sports
Appenin ceremony22 November
Closin ceremony8 December
Offeecially appened biThe Duke o Edinburgh
Athlete's OathJohn Landy
Olympic TorchRon Clarke
StadiumMelbourne Cricket Ground

The 1956 Simmer Olympics, offeecially kent as the Gemmes o the XVI Olympiad, war an internaitional multi-sport event which wis held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australie, in 1956, apairt frae the equestrian events, which war held five month earlier in Stockholm.