|Venue Melbourne, Australia|
Start date 1956
|Competitors 44 from 25 nations|
Location Melbourne, Australia
The men's 50 metre rifle, prone was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics programme. It was the eighth appearance of the event. The competition was held on 5 December 1956 at the shooting ranges in Melbourne. 44 shooters from 25 nations competed.