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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 28, 1956
Date Finished: November 28, 1956

Gold: JPN Shozo Sasahara
Silver: BEL Jef Mewis
Bronze: FIN Erkki Penttilä

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Erkki Penttilä 24 Finland FIN 0
1T Bayram Şit Turkey TUR 0
1T Linar Salimullin 24 Soviet Union URS 0
4T Jef Mewis 25 Belgium BEL 1
4T Nasser Givehchi 24 Iran IRI 1
4T Shozo Sasahara 27 Japan JPN 1
4T Myron Roderick 22 United States USA 1
8T John Elliott 22 Australia AUS 3
8T Herbie Hall 30 Great Britain GBR 3
8T Bálint Galántai 24 Hungary HUN 3
8T Ram Sarup India IND 3
8T Muhammad Nazir 20 Pakistan PAK 3
8T Abe Geldenhuys 24 South Africa RSA 3

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-28 Sasahara (JPN) decision (3-0), Nazir (PAK)
Match #2 1956-11-28 Şit (TUR) fall (9:00), Elliott (AUS)
Match #3 1956-11-28 Roderick (USA) decision (3-0), Galántai (HUN)
Match #4 1956-11-28 Givehchi (IRI) decision (3-0), Geldenhuys (RSA)
Match #5 1956-11-28 Penttilä (FIN) fall (11:00), Hall (GBR)
Match #6 1956-11-28 Mewis (BEL) decision (3-0), Sarup (IND)
Match #7 1956-11-28 Salimullin (URS)