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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Welterweight, 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: JPN Mitsuo Ikeda
Silver: TUR İbrahim Zengin
Bronze: URS Vakht'ang Balavadze

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Mitko Petkov 30 Bulgaria BUL 0
1T Nabi Sorouri Iran IRI 0
1T Coenraad de Villiers 23 South Africa RSA 0
1T İbrahim Zengin Turkey TUR 0
5T Alfred Tischendorf 21 Germany GER 1
5T Mitsuo Ikeda 21 Japan JPN 1
5T Per Berlin 35 Sweden SWE 1
5T Vakht'ang Balavadze 29 Soviet Union URS 1
9T Noel Granger Australia AUS 3
9T Ernst Wandaller 22 Austria AUT 3
9T Bruno Ochman Canada CAN 3 withdrew
9T Veikko Rantanen 24 Finland FIN 3 withdrew
9T Devi Singh India IND 3
9T Muhammad Latif 17 Pakistan PAK 3
9T Ernest Fischer 26 United States USA 3

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-11-28 Petkov (BUL) fall (9:45), Ochman (CAN)
Match #2 1956-11-28 Sorouri (IRI) fall (9:29), Singh (IND)
Match #3 1956-11-28 Ikeda (JPN) decision (3-0), Fischer (USA)
Match #4 1956-11-28 Zengin (TUR) fall (6:30), Wandaller (AUT)
Match #5 1956-11-28 Berlin (SWE) decision (3-0), Granger (AUS)
Match #6 1956-11-28 Balavadze (URS) decision (3-0), Rantanen (FIN)
Match #7 1956-11-28 Tischendorf (GER) decision (3-0), Latif (PAK)
Match #8 1956-11-28 de Villiers (RSA)