Men's Middleweight - Weightlifting
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

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Men's Middleweight 1956
Fydor BogdanovskyURS420,0WR
Peter GeorgeUSA412,5
Ermanno PignattiITA382,5
4. Jan BochenekPOL382,5
5. Kim Sung-jipKOR380,0
6. Krzysztof BeckPOL380,0
7. Ebrahim PeyraviIRI372,5
8. Adrien GilbertCAN370,0
9. Wong Kay PohSIN365,0
10. Johannes GreeffRSA365,0
11. Winston McArthurGUY352,5
12. Ko Bu-bengTPE325,0
13. Frederick BaughAUS325,0
Carlos CaballeroCOLdnf
Chan Pak LumMASdnf
Rune FranzenSWEdnf

Men's Middleweight - 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 Middleweight competition was held at the Exhibition Building and 16 athletes participated in the event.

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