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Weightlifting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight Clean & Jerk

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 26, 1956
Date Finished: November 26, 1956

Gold: USA Paul Anderson
Silver: ARG Humberto Selvetti
Bronze: ITA Alberto Pigaiani

Clean & Jerk

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K
1 Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 187.5 OR
2 Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 180.0
3 Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 172.5
4 Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 170.0
5 Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 167.5
6 Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 162.5
7 Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 157.5
8 Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 150.0
9 Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 132.5

Clean & Jerk Lift #1

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 170.0 o
AC Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 165.0 o
AC Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 162.5 o
AC Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 162.5 o
AC Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 155.0 o
AC Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 145.0 o
AC Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 187.5 x
AC Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 157.5 x
AC Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 132.5 x

Clean & Jerk Lift #2

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 180.0 o
AC Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 172.5 o
AC Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 170.0 o
AC Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 167.5 o
AC Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 157.5 o
AC Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 150.0 o
AC Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 132.5 o
AC Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 187.5 x
AC Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 162.5 x

Clean & Jerk Lift #3

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 187.5 o OR
AC Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 162.5 o
AC Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 185.0 x
AC Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 175.0 x
AC Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 175.0 x
AC Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 172.5 x
AC Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 165.0 x
AC Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 155.0 x
AC Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 137.5 x