56 kg M - Weightlifting at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Men's Bantamweight - Weightlifting
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics  Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - Weightlifting
Men's Bantamweight 1956
Final
Charles Vinci USA 342,5 WR
Vladimir Stogov URS 337,5
Mahmoud Namjou IRI 332,5
4. Yu In-ho KOR 320,0
5. Kim Hae-nam KOR 307,5
6. Yoshio Nanbu JPN 305,0
7. Reginald Gaffley RSA 305,0
8. Yukio Furuyama JPN 302,5
9. Song Re-nado TPE 287,5
10. Gaston Gaffney RSA 285,0
11. Aw Chu Kee MYA 275,0
12. Valli Asari Mookan IND 272,5
13. Michael Swain GUY 272,5
- Charles Henderson AUS 272,5
Pedro Landero PHI dnf
Habib Rahman PAK dnf
Men's Bantamweight - Weightlifting - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Athletes competed in three types of lift: the snatch, in which they raised the bar over the head in one movement, the clean & jerk, in which they raised the bar i two movements using the combined strength of arms and legs, and the press, in which they lifted the bar to the shoulders and then over the head using only the arms. Each athlete was allowed three attempts at each type of lift. The best result in each type of lift counted in the final score for the athlete.

Event facts: Men's Bantamweight competition was held at the Exhibition Building and 16 athletes participated in the event.

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