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Finland Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: November 28, 1956
Date Finished: December 6, 1956

Events for Finland: 14
Participants for Finland: 10 (10 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for Finland: Viljo Punkari (22 years, 57 days)
Oldest Participant for Finland: Taisto Kangasniemi (32 years, 246 days)
Most Medals for Finland (Athlete): 4 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Reijo Nykänen 26 Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman AC

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Rauno Mäkinen 25 Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman 1 Gold

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kyösti Lehtonen 25 Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman 1 Gold

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Veikko Rantanen 24 Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman 4

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Viljo Punkari 22 Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman 6

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Veikko Lahti 29 Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman AC

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Taisto Kangasniemi 32 Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman 6

Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tauno Jaskari 22 Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle AC

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Erkki Penttilä 24 Men's Featherweight, Freestyle 3 Bronze

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Väinö Hakkarainen 24 Men's Lightweight, Freestyle AC

Men's Welterweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Veikko Rantanen 24 Men's Welterweight, Freestyle AC

Men's Middleweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Viljo Punkari 22 Men's Middleweight, Freestyle AC

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Veikko Lahti 29 Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle AC

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Taisto Kangasniemi 32 Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle 3 Bronze

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