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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 3, 1956
Date Finished: December 3, 1956

Gold: URS Konstantin Vyrupayev
Silver: SWE Edvin Vesterby
Bronze: ROU Francisc Horvath

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Adolfo Díaz Argentina ARG 0
1T Kent Townley 26 United States USA 0
3T Dinko Petrov 21 Bulgaria BUL 1
3T Fred Kämmerer 22 Germany GER 1
3T Imre Hódos 28 Hungary HUN 1
3T Francisc Horvath 28 Romania ROU 1
3T Yaşar Yılmaz Turkey TUR 1
8T Franz Brunner 25 Austria AUT 2
8T Edvin Vesterby 29 Sweden SWE 2
8T Konstantin Vyrupayev 26 Soviet Union URS 2
11T Ronald Sweeney Australia AUS 3
11T Omer Vercouteren 26 Belgium BEL 3
11T Reijo Nykänen 26 Finland FIN 3

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-12-03 Hódos (HUN) decision (3-0), Nykänen (FIN)
Match #2 1956-12-03 Díaz (ARG) fall (6:05), Sweeney (AUS)
Match #3 1956-12-03 Horvath (ROU) decision (2-1), Vyrupayev (URS)
Match #4 1956-12-03 Yılmaz (TUR) decision (3-0), Vercouteren (BEL)
Match #5 1956-12-03 Petrov (BUL) decision (2-1), Vesterby (SWE)
Match #6 1956-12-03 Kämmerer (GER) decision (2-1), Brunner (AUT)
Match #7 1956-12-03 Townley (USA)