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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  
#   USA PHI JPN THA P W L For Agst Pts
1. USA   121-53 98-40 101-29 3 3 0 320 122 6
2. PHI 53-121   77-61 94-55 3 2 1 224 237 5
3. JPN 40-98 61-77   70-50 3 1 2 171 225 4
4. THA 29-101 55-94 50-70   3 0 3 134 265 3
Group  B Games Points  
#   FRA URS CAN SGP P W L For Agst Pts
1. FRA   76-67 79-62 81-54 3 3 0 236 183 6
2. URS 67-76   97-59 91-42 3 2 1 255 177 5
3. CAN 62-79 59-97   85-58 3 1 2 206 234 4
4. SGP 54-81 42-91 58-85   3 0 3 154 257 3
Group  C Games Points  
#   URU BUL FOR KOR P W L For Agst Pts
1. URU   70-65 85-62 83-60 3 3 0 238 187 6
2. BUL 65-70   88-71 89-58 3 2 1 242 199 5
3. FOR 62-85 71-88   83-76 3 1 2 216 249 4
4. KOR 60-83 58-89 76-83   3 0 3 194 255 3
Group  D Games Points  
#   BRA CHI AUS P W L For Agst Pts
1. BRA   78-59 89-66 2 2 0 167 125 4
2. CHI 59-78   78-56 2 1 1 137 134 3
3. AUS 66-89 56-78   2 0 2 122 167 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 3-0 320 122 198 3 wins 2-0 0-0 3-0
 2. FRA 3 3-0 236 183 53 3 wins 2-0 0-0 2-0
 3. URU 3 3-0 238 187 51 3 wins 2-0 1-0 2-0
 4. URS 3 2-1 255 177 78 1 win 1-1 0-0 2-0
 5. BUL 3 2-1 242 199 43 2 wins 2-0 0-1 2-0
 6. PHI 3 2-1 224 237 -13 1 defeat 1-1 0-0 2-1
 7. BRA 2 2-0 167 125 42 2 wins 2-0 0-0 2-0
 8. CAN 3 1-2 206 234 -28 1 defeat 1-1 0-0 1-2
 9. FOR 3 1-2 216 249 -33 2 defeats 0-2 0-0 0-2
 10. JPN 3 1-2 171 225 -54 1 win 1-1 0-0 1-2
 11. CHI 2 1-1 137 134 3 1 win 1-1 0-0 1-1
 12. KOR 3 0-3 194 255 -61 3 defeats 0-2 0-0 0-2
 13. SGP 3 0-3 154 257 -103 3 defeats 0-2 0-0 0-3
 14. THA 3 0-3 134 265 -131 3 defeats 0-2 0-0 0-3
 15. AUS 2 0-2 122 167 -45 2 defeats 0-2 0-0 0-2