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Wrestling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Round Four

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 6, 1956
Date Finished: December 6, 1956

Gold: URS Valentin Nikolayev
Silver: BUL Petko Sirakov
Bronze: SWE Karl-Erik Nilsson
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Round Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Petko Sirakov 27 Bulgaria BUL 4
1T Valentin Nikolayev 32 Soviet Union URS 4
3 Karl-Erik Nilsson 34 Sweden SWE 5 eliminated
4 Bob Steckle 26 Canada CAN 7 eliminated

Round Four

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1956-12-06 Sirakov (BUL) fall (11:53), Steckle (CAN)
Match #2 1956-12-06 Nikolayev (URS) decision (3-0), Nilsson (SWE)