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Olympic Games 1956 - Men Basketball



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Final Standings
1. USA
2. Soviet Union
3. Uruguay
4. France
5. Bulgaria
6. Brasil
7. Philippines
8. Chile
9. Canada
10. Japan
11. Formosa
12. Australia
13. Singapur
14. S.Korea
15. Tailand
 


USA National Team


NAME POS HGT WGT AGE SCHOOL  
Dick Boushka F 6-5 195 22 St. Louis  
Carl Cain F 6-3 190 22 Iowa  
Charles Darling C 6-8 225 26 Colorado  
William Evans G 6-1 185 24 Kentucky  
Gilbert Ford G 6-4 200 25 Texas  
Burdette Haldorson F 6-7 207 22 Colorado  
William Hougland F 6-5 190 26 Kansas  
Robert Jeangerard F 6-3 190 23 Colorado  
K.C. Jones G 6-1 201 24 USF  
Bill Russell C 6-10 220 22 USF  
Ron Tomsic G 5-11 185 23 Stanford  
James Walsh G 6-4 190 26 Stanford  

HEAD COACH: Gerald Tucker, Phillips 66ers (Bartlesville, OK)

ASSISTANT COACH: Bruce Drake, United States Armed Forces

MANAGER: James Coogan, Connecticut AAU

ASSISTANT MANAGER: Major Roy Johnson, U.S. Air Force Academy(CO)

ATHLETIC TRAINER: Wally Bock

Rosters:
2. USSR
(Arkadi Botschkarjow, Maigonis Valdmanis, Wiktor Subkow, Janis Kruminsch, Algirdas Lauritenas, Valdis Muischnieks, Juri Oserow, Kazis Petciavicius, Michail Semjonow, Stassis Stonkus, Michail Studenezki, Wladimir Torban)
3. Uruguay (Carlos Blixer, Ramiro Cortes, Hector Costa, Nelson Chelle, Nelson Demarco, Hector Garcia Otero, Carlos Gonzales, Sergio Matto, Oscar Moglia, Raul Mera, Ariel Olascoaga, Milton Scaron)

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