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North Borneo at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of North Borneo (1948-1963).svg
Flag of North Borneo
IOC code NBO
NOC North Borneo Olympic Committee
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Gabuh Piging
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Other related appearances
 Malaysia (1964–)

North Borneo at the Olympics is a history which includes only one summer olympic game in one country and two athletes.

The British colony of North Borneo competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics at Melbourne in Australia.

This was the only Olympic appearance for the colony. North Borneo sent two athletes who took part in the triple jump. They failed to win a medal.

In later years, athletes from North Borneo competed as part of the team from Malaysia.

Related pages

  • Organizing Committee of the XIV Olympiad. (1956). The Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956
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