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1956 Olympic Games : Tournament for Men
22 Nov. to 1 Dec. 1956 - Melbourne in Australia.
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Group Standings
Group  A Games Points  
#   FRA URU CHI PHI P W L For Agst Pts
1. FRA   66-62 71-60 58-65 3 2 1 195 187 5
2. URU 62-66   80-73 79-70 3 2 1 221 209 5
3. CHI 60-71 73-80   88-69 3 1 2 221 220 4
4. PHI 65-58 70-79 69-88   3 1 2 204 225 4
Group  B Games Points  
#   USA URS BUL BRA P W L For Agst Pts
1. USA   85-55 85-44 113-51 3 3 0 283 150 6
2. URS 55-85   66-56 87-68 3 2 1 208 209 5
3. BUL 44-85 56-66   82-73 3 1 2 182 224 4
4. BRA 51-113 68-87 73-82   3 0 3 192 282 3
Group  C Games Points  
#   FOR AUS SGP THA P W L For Agst Pts
1. FOR   86-73 67-64 65-52 3 3 0 218 189 6
2. AUS 73-86   98-74 87-48 3 2 1 258 208 5
3. SGP 64-67 74-98   62-50 3 1 2 200 215 4
4. THA 52-65 48-87 50-62   3 0 3 150 214 3
Group  D Games Points  
#   CAN JPN KOR P W L For Agst Pts
1. CAN   73-60 74-63 2 2 0 147 123 4
2. JPN 60-73   83-67 2 1 1 143 140 3
3. KOR 63-74 67-83   2 0 2 130 157 2
COMPARATIVE RANKING
(by game points & goal average)
Points Current Run Last 2 Margin
-5 +15
# Teams GP W-L For Agst Diff        
 1. USA 3 3-0 283 150 133 3 wins 2-0 0-0 3-0
 2. FOR 3 3-0 218 189 29 3 wins 2-0 1-0 0-0
 3. AUS 3 2-1 258 208 50 1 win 1-1 0-0 2-0
 4. URU 3 2-1 221 209 12 1 defeat 1-1 0-1 0-0
 5. FRA 3 2-1 195 187 8 1 win 1-1 1-0 0-0
 6. URS 3 2-1 208 209 -1 1 defeat 1-1 0-0 1-1
 7. CAN 2 2-0 147 123 24 2 wins 2-0 0-0 0-0
 8. CHI 3 1-2 221 220 1 1 win 1-1 0-0 1-0
 9. SGP 3 1-2 200 215 -15 1 defeat 1-1 0-1 0-1
 10. PHI 3 1-2 204 225 -21 1 defeat 1-1 0-0 0-1
 11. BUL 3 1-2 182 224 -42 1 win 1-1 0-0 0-1
 12. JPN 2 1-1 143 140 3 1 defeat 1-1 0-0 1-0
 13. THA 3 0-3 150 214 -64 3 defeats 0-2 0-0 0-1
 14. BRA 3 0-3 192 282 -90 3 defeats 0-2 0-0 0-2
 15. KOR 2 0-2 130 157 -27 2 defeats 0-2 0-0 0-1