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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

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

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 4, 1956
Date Finished: December 4, 1956

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

Round Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1 Karl-Erik Nilsson 34 Sweden SWE 1
2 Valentin Nikolayev 32 Soviet Union URS 2
3T Eugen Wiesberger, Jr. 22 Austria AUT 3
3T Veikko Lahti 29 Finland FIN 3
3T Adil Atan 27 Turkey TUR 3
3T Dale Thomas 33 United States USA 3
7T Petko Sirakov 27 Bulgaria BUL 4
7T Bob Steckle 26 Canada CAN 4
9T Victor Macha Australia AUS 5 eliminated
9T Gyula Kovács 39 Hungary HUN 5 eliminated

Round Two

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-12-04 Sirakov (BUL) decision (2-1), Atan (TUR)
Match #2 1956-12-04 Nikolayev (URS) decision (3-0), Kovács (HUN)
Match #3 1956-12-04 Lahti (FIN) fall (2:45), Thomas (USA)
Match #4 1956-12-04 Wiesberger, Jr. (AUT) fall (4:05), Macha (AUS)
Match #5 1956-12-04 Nilsson (SWE) fall (4:48), Steckle (CAN)