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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Middleweight, 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: URS Givi K'art'ozia
Silver: BUL Dimitar Dobrev
Bronze: SWE Rune Jansson

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Givi K'art'ozia 27 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 Dimitar Dobrev 25 Bulgaria BUL Silver
3 Rune Jansson 24 Sweden SWE Bronze
4 Hans Sterr 23 Germany GER
5 György Gurics 27 Hungary HUN
6 Viljo Punkari 22 Finland FIN
AC Jim Peckham 27 United States USA Eliminated r3/5 5
AC William Paterson Australia AUS Eliminated r2/5 6
AC İsmet Atlı Turkey TUR Eliminated r2/5 6
AC Branislav Simić 21 Yugoslavia YUG Withdrew r2/5 3