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At Melbourne in 1956 Norman Read won the 50k walk by over two minutes. Peter Mander and Jack Cropp won New Zealand's first yachting gold in the 12 metre Sharpie class.

Sports Attended at Melbourne 1956

Athletics9
Boxing2
Cycling - Track7
Hockey14
Rowing9
Sailing 5
Swimming5
Weightlifting1
Wrestling - Freestyle1