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Olympics 1956 - Melbourne, Australia
No. of countries: 67
No. of athletes: 3184 - (2813 m + 371 w)
No. of events: 145

First games on the southern hemisphere. The equestrian were held in Stockholm because of Australian quarantine. East and West Germany competed in the same team. The closing ceremonies were introduced.

Because of the Soviet invasion of Hungary earlier that year, blood was shed when their teams met in the water polo final. The game was stopped when Hungary led 4-0, and they were given the title.

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