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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman

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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 6, 1956
Format: Elimination by bad points. Win by fall = 0 points; win by decision = 1 point; loss by 2-1 decision = 3 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: URS Konstantin Vyrupayev
Silver: SWE Edvin Vesterby
Bronze: ROU Francisc Horvath

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Konstantin Vyrupayev 26 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 Edvin Vesterby 29 Sweden SWE Silver
3 Francisc Horvath 28 Romania ROU Bronze
4 Imre Hódos 28 Hungary HUN
5 Fred Kämmerer 22 Germany GER
6 Dinko Petrov 21 Bulgaria BUL
AC Adolfo Díaz Argentina ARG Eliminated r3/6 5
AC Reijo Nykänen 26 Finland FIN Eliminated r3/6 6
AC Kent Townley 26 United States USA Eliminated r3/6 6
AC Yaşar Yılmaz Turkey TUR Eliminated r2/6 5
AC Franz Brunner 25 Austria AUT Eliminated r2/6 5
AC Ronald Sweeney Australia AUS Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Omer Vercouteren 26 Belgium BEL Eliminated r2/6 6