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1956 Olympics

Melbourne Olympics 1956. The equestrian events could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations. Instead, those events were held five months earlier in Stockholm, Sweden

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The mixed fortunes of Melbourne's 1956 Olympic venues, 60 years on

Sixty years on from the Melbourne Games, the venues for the 1956 Olympics have met with differing fates, from beloved icons to bedraggled eyesores

1956 Summer Olympic Games (Equestrian) - Stockholm, Sweden. Australian quarantine restrictions forced equestrian events to take place in Stockholm 5 months before the Melbourne Summer Games.


Wilma Rudolph wins the women's 100-meter dash in the 1960 Olympics in Rome. Looking at her graceful, almost carefree stride in this photo, it's easy to see why the Italian sports press called her "La Gazzella" - the Gazelle.