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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Light-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: IRI Gholam Reza Takhti
Silver: URS Boris Kulayev
Bronze: USA Pete Blair

Round Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Gholam Reza Takhti 26 Iran IRI 0
1T Gerry Martina 28 Ireland IRL 0
3T Adil Atan 27 Turkey TUR 2
3T Boris Kulayev 27 Soviet Union URS 2
5 Pete Blair 24 United States USA 3
6T Kevin Coote 24 Australia AUS 4
6T Mitsuhiro Ohira Japan JPN 4
6T Jan Theron 26 South Africa RSA 4
6T Viking Palm 33 Sweden SWE 4
10 Veikko Lahti 29 Finland FIN 5 eliminated
11 Bob Steckle 26 Canada CAN 6 eliminated

Round Two

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-29 Theron (RSA) decision (3-0), Coote (AUS)
Match #2 1956-11-29 Takhti (IRI) fall (4:46), Steckle (CAN)
Match #3 1956-11-29 Ohira (JPN) decision (2-1), Lahti (FIN)
Match #4 1956-11-29 Palm (SWE) decision (3-0), Blair (USA)
Match #5 1956-11-29 Kulayev (URS) decision (2-1), Atan (TUR)
Match #6 1956-11-29 Martina (IRL)