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South Africa Weightlifting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: November 23, 1956
Date Finished: November 23, 1956

Events for South Africa: 2
Participants for South Africa: 3 (3 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for South Africa: Jannie Greeff (20 years, 357 days)
Oldest Participant for South Africa: Gaston Gaffney (28 years, 244 days)
Most Medals for South Africa (Athlete): No medalists

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Men's Bantamweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Reg Gaffley 27 Men's Bantamweight 7
Gaston Gaffney 28 Men's Bantamweight 10

Men's Middleweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jannie Greeff 20 Men's Middleweight 10

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