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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Round Three

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 30, 1956
Date Finished: November 30, 1956

Gold: IRI Gholam Reza Takhti
Silver: URS Boris Kulayev
Bronze: USA Pete Blair

Round Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1 Gholam Reza Takhti 26 Iran IRI 0
2 Boris Kulayev 27 Soviet Union URS 2
3T Gerry Martina 28 Ireland IRL 3
3T Adil Atan 27 Turkey TUR 3
3T Pete Blair 24 United States USA 3
6 Kevin Coote 24 Australia AUS 4
7 Viking Palm 33 Sweden SWE 6 eliminated
8T Mitsuhiro Ohira Japan JPN 7 eliminated
8T Jan Theron 26 South Africa RSA 7 eliminated

Round Three

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-30 Coote (AUS) fall (11:00), Martina (IRL)
Match #2 1956-11-30 Blair (USA) fall (5:00), Theron (RSA)
Match #3 1956-11-30 Takhti (IRI) fall (3:00), Ohira (JPN)
Match #4 1956-11-30 Atan (TUR) decision (2-1), Palm (SWE)
Match #5 1956-11-30 Kulayev (URS)