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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Round Three

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 5, 1956
Date Finished: December 5, 1956

Gold: URS Valentin Nikolayev
Silver: BUL Petko Sirakov
Bronze: SWE Karl-Erik Nilsson

Round Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1 Karl-Erik Nilsson 34 Sweden SWE 2
2 Valentin Nikolayev 32 Soviet Union URS 3
3T Petko Sirakov 27 Bulgaria BUL 4
3T Bob Steckle 26 Canada CAN 4
5T Eugen Wiesberger, Jr. 22 Austria AUT 6 eliminated
5T Veikko Lahti 29 Finland FIN 6 eliminated
5T Dale Thomas 33 United States USA 6 eliminated

Round Three

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-12-05 Sirakov (BUL) fall (7:20), Thomas (USA)
Match #2 1956-12-05 Nikolayev (URS) decision (3-0), Lahti (FIN)
Match #3 1956-12-05 Nilsson (SWE) decision (3-0), Wiesberger, Jr. (AUT)
Match #4 1956-12-05 Steckle (CAN)