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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle Round Two

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 29, 1956
Date Finished: November 29, 1956

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

Round Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Nasser Givehchi 24 Iran IRI 1
1T Bayram Şit Turkey TUR 1
1T Myron Roderick 22 United States USA 1
4T Jef Mewis 25 Belgium BEL 2
4T Shozo Sasahara 27 Japan JPN 2
4T Linar Salimullin 24 Soviet Union URS 2
7T Erkki Penttilä 24 Finland FIN 3
7T Ram Sarup India IND 3
9 Abe Geldenhuys 24 South Africa RSA 4
10 Muhammad Nazir 20 Pakistan PAK 5 eliminated
11T John Elliott 22 Australia AUS 6 eliminated
11T Herbie Hall 30 Great Britain GBR 6 eliminated
11T Bálint Galántai 24 Hungary HUN 6 eliminated

Round Two

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-29 Sasahara (JPN) decision (2-1), Salimullin (URS)
Match #2 1956-11-29 Şit (TUR) decision (2-1), Nazir (PAK)
Match #3 1956-11-29 Roderick (USA) fall (2:00), Elliott (AUS)
Match #4 1956-11-29 Geldenhuys (RSA) decision (3-0), Galántai (HUN)
Match #5 1956-11-29 Givehchi (IRI) fall (5:00), Hall (GBR)
Match #6 1956-11-29 Mewis (BEL) decision (3-0), Penttilä (FIN)
Match #7 1956-11-29 Sarup (IND)