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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Featherweight, 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: FIN Rauno Mäkinen
Silver: HUN Imre Polyák
Bronze: URS Roman Dzeneladze

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Rauno Mäkinen 25 Finland FIN Gold
2 Imre Polyák 24 Hungary HUN Silver
3 Roman Dzeneladze 23 Soviet Union URS Bronze
4 Müzahir Sille 25 Turkey TUR
5 Gunnar Håkansson 30 Sweden SWE
6 Umberto Trippa 25 Italy ITA
AC Ion Popescu 27 Romania ROU Eliminated r3/6 7
AC Roger Bielle 28 France FRA Eliminated r2/6 5
AC Norman Ickeringill Australia AUS Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Alan Rice 28 United States USA Eliminated r2/6 6