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United States 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 United States: 16
Participants for United States: 15 (15 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for United States: Lee Allen (21 years, 336 days)
Oldest Participant for United States: Dale Thomas (33 years, 281 days)
Most Medals for United States (Athlete): Pete Blair and Dan Hodge (1 medal)

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Men's Flyweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dick Wilson 23 Men's Flyweight, Greco-Roman AC

Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kent Townley 26 Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman AC

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Alan Rice 28 Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman AC

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tommy Evans 25 Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman AC

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jay Holt 33 Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman 5T

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jim Peckham 27 Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman AC

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dale Thomas 33 Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman 5

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dale Lewis 23 Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman AC

Men's Flyweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Richard Delgado 25 Men's Flyweight, Freestyle 5T

Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lee Allen 21 Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle AC

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Myron Roderick 22 Men's Featherweight, Freestyle 4T

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tommy Evans 25 Men's Lightweight, Freestyle 5T

Men's Welterweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ernest Fischer 26 Men's Welterweight, Freestyle AC

Men's Middleweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dan Hodge 24 Men's Middleweight, Freestyle 2 Silver

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pete Blair 24 Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle 3 Bronze

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
William Kerslake 26 Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle AC

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