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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle Round Five

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 1, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956

Gold: TUR Hamit Kaplan
Silver: BUL Yusein Mekhmedov
Bronze: FIN Taisto Kangasniemi
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Round Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1 Hamit Kaplan 22 Turkey TUR 2
2 Yusein Mekhmedov 32 Bulgaria BUL 3
3 Taisto Kangasniemi 32 Finland FIN 6 eliminated

Round Five

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-12-01 Kaplan (TUR) decision (3-0), Kangasniemi (FIN)
Match #2 1956-12-01 Mekhmedov (BUL)