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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 28, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956
Format: Elimination by bad points. Win by fall = 0 points; win by decision = 1 point; loss by 2-1 decision = 2 points; loss by 3-0 decision = 3 points; loss by fall = 3 points. Three judges gave decisions, thus all decisions were either 2-1 or 3-0. Five bad points eliminated a wrestler.

Gold: TUR Mustafa Dağıstanlı
Silver: IRI Mohamed Mehdi Yaghoubi
Bronze: URS Mykhailo Shakhov

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Mustafa Dağıstanlı 25 Turkey TUR Gold
2 Mohamed Mehdi Yaghoubi 26 Iran IRI Silver
3 Mykhailo Shakhov 25 Soviet Union URS Bronze
4 Lee Sang-Gyun South Korea KOR
5 Minoru Iizuka 23 Japan JPN
6 Fred Kämmerer 22 Germany GER
AC Din Zahur 23 Pakistan PAK Eliminated r3/5 6
AC Adolfo Díaz Argentina ARG Eliminated r3/5 7
AC Tarashkeswar Pandey India IND Eliminated r3/5 7
AC Tauno Jaskari 22 Finland FIN Withdrew r3/5 4
AC Geoffrey Jameson 28 Australia AUS Eliminated r2/5 6
AC Omer Vercouteren 26 Belgium BEL Eliminated r2/5 6
AC Ernesto Ramel 22 Philippines PHI Eliminated r2/5 6
AC Lee Allen 21 United States USA Eliminated r2/5 6