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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Flyweight, Freestyle

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 28, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956
Format: Elimination by bad points. Win by fall = 0 points; win by decision = 1 point; loss by 2-1 decision = 2 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 Mirian Tsalkalamanidze
Silver: IRI Mohamed Ali Khojastehpour
Bronze: TUR Hüseyin Akbaş

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Mirian Tsalkalamanidze 29 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 Mohamed Ali Khojastehpour Iran IRI Silver
3 Hüseyin Akbaş Turkey TUR Bronze
4 Tadashi Asai 20 Japan JPN
5T André Zoete 25 France FRA
5T Richard Delgado 25 United States USA
AC Baban Daware India IND Eliminated r3/6 7
AC Abdul Aziz 21 Pakistan PAK Eliminated r3/6 7
AC Lee Jeong-Gyu South Korea KOR Withdrew r3/6 3
AC Fred Flannery 32 Australia AUS Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Luigi Chinazzo 24 Italy ITA Eliminated r2/6 6