1956 Summer Olympics facts for kids
The equestrian events were not held in Australia because of quarantine regulations. These events were held five months earlier in Stockholm, Sweden, making it the second time that events of the same Olympics were held in different countries.
A total of 67 nations sent athletes to compete at the Melbourne games.
- British Guiana
- Republic of China
- United Kingdom
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- North Borneo
Five nations competed in the horse riding events in Stockholm; however, athletes from these nations did not take part in the Games in Melbourne. The five were Cambodia, Egypt, Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland.
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