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Weightlifting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight Military Press

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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

Military Press

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K
1 Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 175.0 OR
2 Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 167.5
3 Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 150.0
4T Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 147.5
4T Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 147.5
6 Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 142.5
7 Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 127.5
8 Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 125.0
9 Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 122.5

Military Press Lift #1

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 167.5 o
AC Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 165.0 o
AC Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 145.0 o
AC Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 142.5 o
AC Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 140.0 o
AC Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 140.0 o
AC Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 122.5 o
AC Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 117.5 o
AC Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 115.0 o

Military Press Lift #2

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 175.0 o OR
AC Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 147.5 o
AC Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 147.5 o
AC Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 127.5 o
AC Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 125.0 o
AC Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 122.5 o
AC Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 172.5 x
AC Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 150.0 x
AC Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 147.5 x

Military Press Lift #3

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 150.0 o
AC Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 180.0 x
AC Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 172.5 x
AC Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 155.0 x
AC Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 150.0 x
AC Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 147.5 x
AC Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 130.0 x
AC Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 130.0 x
AC Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 130.0 x