November 23, 1956 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Vladimir Kuts of the Soviet Union runs Olympic record 28:45.6 to win the 10,000m at the Melbourne Olympics; later also wins 5,000m gold

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bruce Edgar, cricketer (NZ opener through the 80')
  • Shane Gould, Brisbane Queensland, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1972)