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Wrestling at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Exhibition Hall II, Helsinki
Date Started: July 20, 1952
Date Finished: July 20, 1952

Gold: SWE Viking Palm
Silver: USA Henry Wittenberg
Bronze: TUR Adil Atan

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Abbas Zandi 22 Iran IRI 0
1T Willy Lardon Switzerland SUI 0
1T Henry Wittenberg 33 United States USA 0
4T Max Leichter 32 Germany GER 1
4T Jan Theron 21 South Africa RSA 1
4T Viking Palm 28 Sweden SWE 1
4T August Englas 27 Soviet Union URS 1
8T Shirang Jadav 24 India IND 3
8T Kevin Coote 20 Australia AUS 3
8T Bob Steckle 21 Canada CAN 3
8T Paavo Sepponen 28 Finland FIN 3
8T Adil Atan 23 Turkey TUR 3
8T Rodolfo Padron 24 Venezuela VEN 3

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1952-07-20 Palm (SWE) decision (3-0), Coote (AUS)
Match #2 1952-07-20 Wittenberg (USA) fall (1:28), Padron (VEN)
Match #3 1952-07-20 Lardon (SUI) fall (0:32), Steckle (CAN)
Match #4 1952-07-20 Theron (RSA) decision (2-1), Jadav (IND)
Match #5 1952-07-20 Englas (URS) decision (3-0), Atan (TUR)
Match #6 1952-07-20 Leichter (GER) decision (3-0), Sepponen (FIN)
Match #7 1952-07-20 Zandi (IRI)