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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, 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: URS Anatoly Parfyonov
Silver: GER Wilfried Dietrich
Bronze: ITA Adelmo Bulgarelli

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Anatoly Parfyonov 31 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 Wilfried Dietrich 23 Germany GER Silver
3 Adelmo Bulgarelli 24 Italy ITA Bronze
4 Hamit Kaplan 22 Turkey TUR
5 Bertil Antonsson 35 Sweden SWE
6 Taisto Kangasniemi 32 Finland FIN
AC Antonios Georgoulis 28 Greece GRE Eliminated r3/6 7
AC Yusein Mekhmedov 32 Bulgaria BUL Withdrew r3/6 4
AC Joseph Zammit 23 Australia AUS Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Dale Lewis 23 United States USA Eliminated r2/6 6