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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, 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: TUR Hamit Kaplan
Silver: BUL Yusein Mekhmedov
Bronze: FIN Taisto Kangasniemi

Round Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Yusein Mekhmedov 32 Bulgaria BUL 1
1T Hamit Kaplan 22 Turkey TUR 1
3T Saburo Nakao Japan JPN 2
3T Ivan Vykhristyuk 29 Soviet Union URS 2
3T William Kerslake 26 United States USA 2
6 Taisto Kangasniemi 32 Finland FIN 3
7T Ray Mitchell 35 Australia AUS 4
7T Ken Richmond 30 Great Britain GBR 4
7T Hussain Noori Iran IRI 4
10T Lila Ram 25 India IND 6 eliminated
10T John Da Silva 22 New Zealand NZL 6 eliminated

Round Two

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-29 Mekhmedov (BUL) fall (2:45), Kangasniemi (FIN)
Match #2 1956-11-29 Noori (IRI) decision (3-0), Da Silva (NZL)
Match #3 1956-11-29 Vykhristyuk (URS) decision (3-0), Richmond (GBR)
Match #4 1956-11-29 Kaplan (TUR) fall (14:45), Ram (IND)
Match #5 1956-11-29 Kerslake (USA) fall (3:00), Mitchell (AUS)
Match #6 1956-11-29 Nakao (JPN)