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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 3, 1956
Date Finished: December 6, 1956
Format: Elimination by bad points. Win by fall = 0 points; win by decision = 1 point; loss by 2-1 decision = 3 points; loss by 3-0 decision = 3 points; loss by fall = 3 points. Three judges gave decisions, thus all decisions were either 2-1 or 3-0. Five bad points eliminated a wrestler.

Gold: FIN Kyösti Lehtonen
Silver: TUR Rıza Doğan
Bronze: HUN Gyula Tóth

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Kyösti Lehtonen 25 Finland FIN Gold
2 Rıza Doğan Turkey TUR Silver
3 Gyula Tóth 29 Hungary HUN Bronze
4 Bartl Brötzner 28 Austria AUT
5 Dimitar Stoyanov 25 Bulgaria BUL
6 Dumitru Gheorghe 20 Romania ROU
AC Vladimir Rosin 24 Soviet Union URS Eliminated r2/8 5
AC Juan Rolón 26 Argentina ARG Eliminated r2/8 6
AC Tommy Evans 25 United States USA Eliminated r2/8 6
AC Olle Anderberg 37 Sweden SWE Withdrew r2/8 3