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Weightlifting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Light-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 Tommy Kono
Silver: URS Vasīlijs Stepanovs
Bronze: USA Jim George

Clean & Jerk

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K
1 Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 175.0 WR
2 Jim George 21 United States USA 167.5
3T Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 162.5
3T Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 162.5
5T Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 155.0
5T Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 155.0
7 Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 147.5
8 John Powell 25 Australia AUS 145.0
9 Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 137.5
10 Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 130.0

Clean & Jerk Lift #1

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 160.0 o
AC Jim George 21 United States USA 160.0 o
AC Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 157.5 o
AC Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 155.0 o
AC Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 150.0 o
AC Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 145.0 o
AC Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 140.0 o
AC Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 130.0 o
AC John Powell 25 Australia AUS 145.0 x
AC Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 137.5 x

Clean & Jerk Lift #2

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 167.5 o
AC Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 155.0 o
AC Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 150.0 o
AC Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 145.0 o
AC John Powell 25 Australia AUS 145.0 o
AC Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 137.5 o
AC Jim George 21 United States USA 167.5 x
AC Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 162.5 x
AC Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 160.0 x
AC Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 135.0 x

Clean & Jerk Lift #3

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 175.0 o WR
AC Jim George 21 United States USA 167.5 o
AC Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 162.5 o
AC Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 162.5 o
AC Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 155.0 o
AC Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 147.5 o
AC Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 160.0 x
AC John Powell 25 Australia AUS 155.0 x
AC Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 145.0 x
AC Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 135.0 x