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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle Round Four

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 1, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956

Gold: TUR Hamit Kaplan
Silver: BUL Yusein Mekhmedov
Bronze: FIN Taisto Kangasniemi

Round Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1 Hamit Kaplan 22 Turkey TUR 1
2T Yusein Mekhmedov 32 Bulgaria BUL 3
2T Taisto Kangasniemi 32 Finland FIN 3
4T Ray Mitchell 35 Australia AUS 7 eliminated
4T Ken Richmond 30 Great Britain GBR 7 eliminated

Round Four

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-12-01 Kangasniemi (FIN) fall (6:40), Mitchell (AUS)
Match #2 1956-12-01 Mekhmedov (BUL) decision (3-0), Richmond (GBR)
Match #3 1956-12-01 Kaplan (TUR)