U.S. Olympic Champions of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia, November 1956 – American gold medal winners of the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne (left to right):
Bantamweight Chuck Vinci, light heavyweight Tommy Kono, featherweight Isaac Berger.
All three won their gold medals with Olympic and world records in total.
|56||Bantamweight||Charles VINCI, United States||105EOR+105OR+132.5 = 342.5WR|
|60||Featherweight||Isaac BERGER, United States||107.5+107.5OR+137.5OR = 352.5WR|
|67.5||Lightweight||Igor RYBAK, Soviet Union||110+120OR+150OR = 380OR|
|75||Middleweight||Fedor BOGDANOVSKY, Soviet Union||132.5OR+122.5+165OR = 420WR|
|82.5||Light Heavyweight||Tommy Tamio KONO, United States||140OR+132.5OR+175WR = 447.5WR|
|90||Middle Heavyweight||Arkady VOROBYEV, Soviet Union||147.5WR+137.5+177.5OR = 462.5WR|
|90+||Super Heavyweight||Paul ANDERSON, United States||167.5+145EOR+187.5OR = 500OR|
Note: To view a complete list of the winners in the weight classes above,
please follow the link associated with the weight class.