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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 28, 1956
Date Finished: November 28, 1956

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

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Gyula Tóth 29 Hungary HUN 0
1T Emam Ali Habibi 25 Iran IRI 0
1T Garibaldo Nizzola 28 Italy ITA 0
1T Shigeru Kasahara 23 Japan JPN 0
1T Mario Tovar 23 Mexico MEX 0
1T Muhammad Ashraf 29 Pakistan PAK 0
1T Alimbeg Bestayev 20 Soviet Union URS 0
1T Tommy Evans 25 United States USA 0
9T Roger Bielle 28 France FRA 1
9T Adil Güngör Turkey TUR 1
11 Väinö Hakkarainen 24 Finland FIN 2
12T Juan Rolón 26 Argentina ARG 3
12T David Schumacher 24 Australia AUS 3
12T Georgi Zaychev Bulgaria BUL 3
12T Jack Taylor 24 Great Britain GBR 3
12T Lakhshmi Kant Pandey India IND 3
12T O Tae-Geun 28 South Korea KOR 3
12T Mateo Tanaquin 29 Philippines PHI 3
12T Olle Anderberg 37 Sweden SWE 3

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-28 Ashraf (PAK) fall (1:52), O (KOR)
Match #2 1956-11-28 Tovar (MEX) fall (5:30), Tanaquin (PHI)
Match #3 1956-11-28 Evans (USA) fall (---), Taylor (GBR)
Match #4 1956-11-28 Kasahara (JPN) fall (3:30), Schumacher (AUS)
Match #5 1956-11-28 Tóth (HUN) fall (12:15), Rolón (ARG)
Match #6 1956-11-28 Habibi (IRI) fall (4:35), Anderberg (SWE)
Match #7 1956-11-28 Bielle (FRA) decision (2-1), Hakkarainen (FIN)
Match #8 1956-11-28 Nizzola (ITA) fall (9:30), Pandey (IND)
Match #9 1956-11-28 Güngör (TUR) decision (3-0), Zaychev (BUL)
Match #10 1956-11-28 Bestayev (URS)