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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle Round Two

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 29, 1956
Date Finished: November 29, 1956

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

Round Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1 Alimbeg Bestayev 20 Soviet Union URS 0
2T Emam Ali Habibi 25 Iran IRI 1
2T Garibaldo Nizzola 28 Italy ITA 1
2T Mario Tovar 23 Mexico MEX 1
2T Tommy Evans 25 United States USA 1
6T Muhammad Ashraf 29 Pakistan PAK 2
6T Adil Güngör Turkey TUR 2
8T Georgi Zaychev Bulgaria BUL 3
8T Roger Bielle 28 France FRA 3
8T Gyula Tóth 29 Hungary HUN 3
8T Shigeru Kasahara 23 Japan JPN 3
12T Juan Rolón 26 Argentina ARG 4
12T Väinö Hakkarainen 24 Finland FIN 4
12T Jack Taylor 24 Great Britain GBR 4
12T Olle Anderberg 37 Sweden SWE 4
16T David Schumacher 24 Australia AUS 6 eliminated
16T Lakhshmi Kant Pandey India IND 6 eliminated
16T O Tae-Geun 28 South Korea KOR 6 eliminated
16T Mateo Tanaquin 29 Philippines PHI 6 eliminated

Round Two

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-29 Bestayev (URS) fall (3:05), O (KOR)
Match #2 1956-11-29 Tovar (MEX) decision (2-1), Ashraf (PAK)
Match #3 1956-11-29 Taylor (GBR) decision (3-0), Tanaquin (PHI)
Match #4 1956-11-29 Evans (USA) decision (3-0), Kasahara (JPN)
Match #5 1956-11-29 Rolón (ARG) decision (3-0), Schumacher (AUS)
Match #6 1956-11-29 Habibi (IRI) decision (3-0), Tóth (HUN)
Match #7 1956-11-29 Anderberg (SWE) decision (2-1), Hakkarainen (FIN)
Match #8 1956-11-29 Nizzola (ITA) decision (2-1), Bielle (FRA)
Match #9 1956-11-29 Güngör (TUR) decision (3-0), Pandey (IND)
Match #10 1956-11-29 Zaychev (BUL)