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Weightlifting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight Snatch

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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

Snatch

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K
1T Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 145.0 OR
1T Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 145.0 OR
3 Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 137.5
4 Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 132.5
5 Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 130.0
6 Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 125.0
7T Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 122.5
7T Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 122.5
9 Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 105.0

Snatch Lift #1

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 140.0 o
AC Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 135.0 o
AC Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 130.0 o
AC Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 125.0 o
AC Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 125.0 o
AC Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 122.5 o
AC Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 120.0 o
AC Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 115.0 o
AC Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 100.0 o

Snatch Lift #2

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 140.0 o
AC Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 135.0 o
AC Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 130.0 o
AC Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 125.0 o
AC Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 122.5 o
AC Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 105.0 o
AC Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 145.0 x
AC Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 130.0 x
AC Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 130.0 x

Snatch Lift #3

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Paul Anderson 24 United States USA 145.0 o OR
AC Humberto Selvetti 24 Argentina ARG 145.0 o OR
AC Eino Mäkinen 30 Finland FIN 137.5 o
AC Firouz Pojhan 30 Iran IRI 132.5 o
AC Alberto Pigaiani 28 Italy ITA 130.0 o
AC Dave Baillie 28 Canada CAN 130.0 x
AC Franz Hölbl 28 Austria AUT 127.5 x
AC Hugh Jones 26 New Zealand NZL 127.5 x
AC Dandamudi Rajagopal 40 India IND 110.0 x