Greco-Roman light-heavyweight M - Wrestling at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results


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Wrestling at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics
Men's Greco-Roman light-heavyweight 1956
Final standing
Valentin Nikolayev URS
Petko Sirakov BUL
Karl-Erik Nilsson SWE
4. Robert Steckle CAN
5. Dale Thomas USA
6. Eugen Wiesberger Jr. AUT
7. Veikko Lahti FIN
8. Adil Atan TUR
9. Victor Macha AUS
- Gyula Kovacs HUN
Round 5
Petko Sirakov BUL3 - 0
Karl-Erik Nilsson SWE
Valentin Nikolayev URSbye
Round 4
Petko Sirakov BULfall
Robert Steckle CANeliminated
Valentin Nikolayev URS3 - 0
Karl-Erik Nilsson SWE
Round 3
Petko Sirakov BULfall
Dale Thomas USAeliminated
Valentin Nikolayev URS3 - 0
Veikko Lahti FINeliminated
Karl-Erik Nilsson SWE3 - 0
Eugen Wiesberger Jr. AUTeliminated
Robert Steckle CANbye
Round 2
Petko Sirakov BUL2 - 1
Adil Atan TURwithdrew
Valentin Nikolayev URS3 - 0
Gyula Kovacs HUNeliminated
Veikko Lahti FINfall
Dale Thomas USA
Eugen Wiesberger Jr. AUTfall
Victor Macha AUSeliminated
Karl-Erik Nilsson SWEfall
Robert Steckle CAN
Round 1
Adil Atan TUR2 - 1
Gyula Kovacs HUN
Valentin Nikolayev URS3 - 0
Petko Sirakov BUL
Dale Thomas USAfall
Eugen Wiesberger Jr. AUT
Karl-Erik Nilsson SWE3 - 0
Veikko Lahti FIN
Robert Steckle CAN2 - 1
Victor Macha AUS
Men's Greco-Roman light-heavyweight - Wrestling - Melbourne 1956

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 Greco-Roman light-heavyweight competition was held at the Exhibition Building and 10 athletes participated in the event.

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