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Weightlifting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

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

Military Press

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K
1 Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 140.0 OR
2 Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 135.0
3T Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 132.5
3T Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 132.5
5 Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 127.5
6 Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 125.0
7T Jim George 21 United States USA 120.0
7T John Powell 25 Australia AUS 120.0
9 Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 107.5
10 Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 105.0

Military Press Lift #1

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 135.0 o
AC Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 130.0 o
AC Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 125.0 o
AC Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 122.5 o
AC Jim George 21 United States USA 120.0 o
AC Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 120.0 o
AC John Powell 25 Australia AUS 110.0 o
AC Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 107.5 o
AC Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 100.0 o
AC Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 125.0 x

Military Press Lift #2

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 140.0 o OR
AC Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 135.0 o
AC Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 130.0 o
AC Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 130.0 o
AC John Powell 25 Australia AUS 115.0 o
AC Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 127.5 o
AC Jim George 21 United States USA 125.0 x
AC Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 125.0 o
AC Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 112.5 x
AC Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 105.0 x

Military Press Lift #3

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 132.5 o
AC Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 132.5 o
AC John Powell 25 Australia AUS 120.0 o
AC Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 105.0 o
AC Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 142.5 x
AC Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 137.5 x
AC Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 132.5 x
AC Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 127.5 x
AC Jim George 21 United States USA 125.0 x
AC Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 112.5 x