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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman Round One

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 3, 1956
Date Finished: December 3, 1956

Gold: TUR Mithat Bayrak
Silver: URS Vladimir Maneyev
Bronze: SWE Per Berlin

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Siegfried Schäfer 23 Germany GER 0
1T Per Berlin 35 Sweden SWE 0
1T Jay Holt 33 United States USA 0
4T Mitko Petkov 30 Bulgaria BUL 1
4T Mithat Bayrak 27 Turkey TUR 1
4T Vladimir Maneyev 24 Soviet Union URS 1
7 Miklós Szilvásy 30 Hungary HUN 2
8T Fred Murphy Australia AUS 3
8T Ernst Wandaller 22 Austria AUT 3
8T Veikko Rantanen 24 Finland FIN 3
8T Oddvar Vargset 31 Norway NOR 3

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-12-03 Bayrak (TUR) decision (2-1), Szilvásy (HUN)
Match #2 1956-12-03 Petkov (BUL) decision (3-0), Vargset (NOR)
Match #3 1956-12-03 Schäfer (GER) fall (5:00), Murphy (AUS)
Match #4 1956-12-03 Maneyev (URS) decision (3-0), Rantanen (FIN)
Match #5 1956-12-03 Berlin (SWE) fall (1:00), Wandaller (AUT)
Match #6 1956-12-03 Holt (USA)