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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Middleweight, 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: BUL Nikola Stanchev
Silver: USA Dan Hodge
Bronze: URS Giorgi Skhirt'ladze

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Viljo Punkari 22 Finland FIN 0
1T Hans Sterr 23 Germany GER 0
1T İsmet Atlı Turkey TUR 0
1T Dan Hodge 24 United States USA 0
5T Nikola Stanchev 26 Bulgaria BUL 1
5T Bakshish Singh India IND 1
5T Abbas Zandi 26 Iran IRI 1
5T Bengt Lindblad 31 Sweden SWE 1
9T William Davies Australia AUS 3
9T George Farquhar 26 Great Britain GBR 3
9T Kazuo Katsuramoto 22 Japan JPN 3
9T Muhammad Faiz 19 Pakistan PAK 3
9T Nicolas Arcales 41 Philippines PHI 3
9T Manie van Zyl 27 South Africa RSA 3
9T Giorgi Skhirt'ladze 24 Soviet Union URS 3

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-28 Punkari (FIN) fall (4:00), Faiz (PAK)
Match #2 1956-11-28 Hodge (USA) fall (4:15), Farquhar (GBR)
Match #3 1956-11-28 Singh (IND) decision (3-0), Davies (AUS)
Match #4 1956-11-28 Lindblad (SWE) decision (3-0), van Zyl (RSA)
Match #5 1956-11-28 Sterr (GER) fall (9:50), Arcales (PHI)
Match #6 1956-11-28 Stanchev (BUL) decision (3-0), Skhirt'ladze (URS)
Match #7 1956-11-28 Zandi (IRI) decision (3-0), Katsuramoto (JPN)
Match #8 1956-11-28 Atlı (TUR)