Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  >  > Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle Round One

Wrestling at the 1956 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games ▪ Next Summer Games

Events:
Phases:

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

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

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1 Taisto Kangasniemi 32 Finland FIN 0
2T Ray Mitchell 35 Australia AUS 1
2T Yusein Mekhmedov 32 Bulgaria BUL 1
2T Ken Richmond 30 Great Britain GBR 1
2T Hamit Kaplan 22 Turkey TUR 1
2T Ivan Vykhristyuk 29 Soviet Union URS 1
7T Saburo Nakao Japan JPN 2
7T William Kerslake 26 United States USA 2
9T Lila Ram 25 India IND 3
9T Hussain Noori Iran IRI 3
9T John Da Silva 22 New Zealand NZL 3

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-28 Mekhmedov (BUL) decision (3-0), Noori (IRI)
Match #2 1956-11-28 Vykhristyuk (URS) decision (3-0), Da Silva (NZL)
Match #3 1956-11-28 Richmond (GBR) decision (3-0), Ram (IND)
Match #4 1956-11-28 Kaplan (TUR) decision (2-1), Kerslake (USA)
Match #5 1956-11-28 Mitchell (AUS) decision (2-1), Nakao (JPN)
Match #6 1956-11-28 Kangasniemi (FIN)