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Remembering Chuck Vinci: Melbourne 1956

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History in Color: November 23, 1956, Melbourn, Australia – Bantamweight Chuck Vinci of Team USA is being surrounded by the support team during the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne (left to right:)


Peter George (USA, 75kg, silver), Chuck Vinci (USA, 56kg, gold), Tommy Kono (USA, 82.5kg, gold)




1956 Summer Olympics
Location: Melbourne, AUS</p>

GOLD MEDALISTS

Weight Class Name Total (kg)
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.


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