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Weightlifting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

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

Snatch

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K
1 Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 132.5 OR
2T Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 130.0
2T Jim George 21 United States USA 130.0
4T Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 122.5
4T Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 122.5
6 Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 120.0
7 John Powell 25 Australia AUS 117.5
8 Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 115.0
9 Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 112.5
10 Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 102.5

Snatch Lift #1

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 130.0 o
AC Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 125.0 o
AC Jim George 21 United States USA 125.0 o
AC Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 117.5 o
AC Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 112.5 o
AC Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 112.5 o
AC Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 110.0 o
AC John Powell 25 Australia AUS 107.5 o
AC Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 107.5 o
AC Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 95.0 o

Snatch Lift #2

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 130.0 o
AC Jim George 21 United States USA 130.0 o
AC Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 117.5 o
AC Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 117.5 o
AC Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 115.0 o
AC John Powell 25 Australia AUS 112.5 o
AC Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 112.5 o
AC Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 100.0 o
AC Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 135.0 x
AC Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 122.5 x

Snatch Lift #3

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Tommy Kono 26 United States USA 132.5 o OR
AC Jalal Mansouri 26 Iran IRI 122.5 o
AC Phil Caira 23 Great Britain GBR 122.5 o
AC Václav Pšenička, Jr. 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 120.0 o
AC John Powell 25 Australia AUS 117.5 o
AC Muhammad Iqbal Butt 26 Pakistan PAK 102.5 o
AC Vasīlijs Stepanovs 29 Soviet Union URS 135.0 x
AC Jim George 21 United States USA 135.0 x
AC Marcel Paterni 20 France FRA 117.5 x
AC Willy Claes 19 Belgium BEL 115.0 x

Snatch Lift #4

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Jim George 21 United States USA 137.5 o