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Weightlifting at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Middleweight

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 24, 1956
Date Finished: November 24, 1956
Format: Total of best lifts in military press, snatch, and clean & jerk determined placement. Ties broken by lightest bodyweight.

Gold: URS Fyodor Bogdanovsky
Silver: USA Pete George
Bronze: ITA Ermanno Pignatti

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 Fyodor Bogdanovsky 26 Soviet Union URS Gold 420.0 WR
2 Pete George 27 United States USA Silver 412.5
3 Ermanno Pignatti 35 Italy ITA Bronze 382.5
4 Jan Bochenek 25 Poland POL 382.5
5 Kim Seong-Jip 37 South Korea KOR 380.0
6 Krzysztof Beck 26 Poland POL 380.0
7 Ibrahim Payrovi 23 Iran IRI 372.5
8 Adrien Gilbert 25 Canada CAN 370.0
9 Wong Kay Poh 27 Singapore SIN 365.0
10 Jannie Greeff 20 South Africa RSA 365.0
11 Winston McArthur Guyana GUY 352.5
12 Ko Bu-Beng 19 Chinese Taipei TPE 325.0
13 Fred Baugh Australia AUS 325.0
AC Carlos Caballero 29 Colombia COL [197.5]
AC Chan Pak Lum Malaya MAL [202.5]
AC Ingemar Franzén 29 Sweden SWE NVL