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United States 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 United States: 6
Participants for United States: 7 (7 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for United States: Ike Berger (20 years, 8 days)
Oldest Participant for United States: Pete George (27 years, 149 days)
Most Medals for United States (Athlete): 7 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's Bantamweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Chuck Vinci 23 Men's Bantamweight 1 Gold

Men's Featherweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ike Berger 20 Men's Featherweight 1 Gold

Men's Middleweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pete George 27 Men's Middleweight 2 Silver

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tommy Kono 26 Men's Light-Heavyweight 1 Gold
Jim George 21 Men's Light-Heavyweight 3 Bronze

Men's Middle-Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dave Sheppard 24 Men's Middle-Heavyweight 2 Silver

Men's Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Paul Anderson 24 Men's Heavyweight 1 Gold

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