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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle Round Four

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 1, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956

Gold: IRI Emam Ali Habibi
Silver: JPN Shigeru Kasahara
Bronze: URS Alimbeg Bestayev

Round Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1 Alimbeg Bestayev 20 Soviet Union URS 0
2T Emam Ali Habibi 25 Iran IRI 3
2T Shigeru Kasahara 23 Japan JPN 3
4 Gyula Tóth 29 Hungary HUN 4
5T Garibaldo Nizzola 28 Italy ITA 5 eliminated
5T Tommy Evans 25 United States USA 5 eliminated
7 Muhammad Ashraf 29 Pakistan PAK 6 eliminated
8 Mario Tovar 23 Mexico MEX 7 eliminated

Round Four

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-12-01 Bestayev (URS) fall (1:21), Ashraf (PAK)
Match #2 1956-12-01 Kasahara (JPN) fall (7:55), Tovar (MEX)
Match #3 1956-12-01 Tóth (HUN) decision (3-0), Evans (USA)
Match #4 1956-12-01 Habibi (IRI) decision (3-0), Nizzola (ITA)