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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle Round Three

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 30, 1956
Date Finished: November 30, 1956

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

Round Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1 Alimbeg Bestayev 20 Soviet Union URS 0
2T Emam Ali Habibi 25 Iran IRI 2
2T Garibaldo Nizzola 28 Italy ITA 2
2T Tommy Evans 25 United States USA 2
5T Gyula Tóth 29 Hungary HUN 3
5T Shigeru Kasahara 23 Japan JPN 3
5T Muhammad Ashraf 29 Pakistan PAK 3
8T Mario Tovar 23 Mexico MEX 4
8T Adil Güngör Turkey TUR 4
10T Georgi Zaychev Bulgaria BUL 6 eliminated
10T Roger Bielle 28 France FRA 6 eliminated
12T Juan Rolón 26 Argentina ARG 7 eliminated
12T Jack Taylor 24 Great Britain GBR 7 eliminated

Round Three

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-30 Bestayev (URS) fall (5:50), Zaychev (BUL)
Match #2 1956-11-30 Ashraf (PAK) decision (3-0), Taylor (GBR)
Match #3 1956-11-30 Evans (USA) decision (3-0), Tovar (MEX)
Match #4 1956-11-30 Kasahara (JPN) fall (13:57), Rolón (ARG)
Match #5 1956-11-30 Tóth (HUN)
Match #6 1956-11-30 Habibi (IRI) decision (3-0), Bielle (FRA)
Match #7 1956-11-30 Nizzola (ITA) decision (2-1), Güngör (TUR)