|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Warren Walter "Wally"•Paterson|
|Born||23 June 1928 in Cairns, Queensland (AUS)|
|Died||27 July 2006 in Tin Can Bay, Queensland (AUS)|
Wally Paterson wrestled middleweight, Greco-Roman at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, losing two matches by falls. Paterson attended Parramatta State School and started his business career as an apprentice with Gilmore & Cadlolo, an engineering firm. He later worked with the Cairns Regional Electricity Board but then left to work with Railway Workshops in Cairns, where he started wrestling. He eventually made his living as an engineer.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1956 Summer Olympics||Wrestling||AUS||Wally Paterson|
|Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic)|