Freestyle heavyweight M - Wrestling at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Men's Freestyle heavyweight - Wrestling
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Wrestling at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics  Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - Wrestling
Men's Freestyle heavyweight 1956
Final standing
Hamit Kaplan TUR
Yusein Mekhmedov BUL
Taisto Kangasniemi FIN
4. Kenneth Richmond GBR
- Ray Mitchell AUS
6. Ivan Vykhrystyuk URS
7. William Kerslake USA
- Saburo Nakao JPN
9. Hussain Noori IRI
10. John da Silva NZL
- Lila Ram Sangwan IND
Round 6
Hamit Kaplan TUR3 - 0
Yusein Mekhmedov BUL
Round 5
Hamit Kaplan TUR3 - 0
Taisto Kangasniemi FINeliminated
Yusein Mekhmedov BULbye
Round 4
Taisto Kangasniemi FINfall
Ray Mitchell AUSeliminated
Yusein Mekhmedov BUL3 - 0
Kenneth Richmond GBReliminated
Hamit Kaplan TURbye
Round 3
Taisto Kangasniemi FINfall
Saburo Nakao JPNeliminated
Yusein Mekhmedov BUL3 - 0
Ivan Vykhrystyuk URSeliminated
Hamit Kaplan TURfall
Hussain Noori IRIeliminated
Kenneth Richmond GBRfall
William Kerslake USAeliminated
Ray Mitchell AUSbye
Round 2
Yusein Mekhmedov BULfall
Taisto Kangasniemi FIN
Hussain Noori IRI3 - 0
John da Silva NZLeliminated
Ivan Vykhrystyuk URS3 - 0
Kenneth Richmond GBR
Hamit Kaplan TURfall
Lila Ram Sangwan INDeliminated
William Kerslake USAfall
Ray Mitchell AUS
Saburo Nakao JPNbye
Round 1
Yusein Mekhmedov BUL3 - 0
Hussain Noori IRI
Ivan Vykhrystyuk URS3 - 0
John da Silva NZL
Kenneth Richmond GBR3 - 0
Lila Ram Sangwan IND
Hamit Kaplan TUR2 - 1
William Kerslake USA
Ray Mitchell AUS2 - 1
Saburo Nakao JPN
Taisto Kangasniemi FINbye
Men's Freestyle heavyweight - Wrestling - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Athletes scored negative points based on decisions from three judges (win by fall: 0 points - win by decision: 1 points - loss by descision 2-1: 2 points - loss by decision 3-0: 3 points - loss by fall: 3 points). Accumulation of 5 negative points eliminated the athlete.

Event facts: Men's Freestyle heavyweight competition was held at the Exhibition Building and 11 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's Freestyle heavyweight - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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