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Wrestling at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men

 

Wrestling at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men

Wrestling at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Freestyle
Flyweight   men
Bantamweight   men
Featherweight   men
Lightweight   men
Welterweight   men
Middleweight   men
Light heavyweight   men
Heavyweight   men
Greco-Roman
Flyweight   men
Bantamweight   men
Featherweight   men
Lightweight   men
Welterweight   men
Middleweight   men
Light heavyweight   men
Heavyweight   men

The Men's Greco-Roman flyweight at the 1968 Summer Olympics as part of the wrestling program were held at the Insurgentes Ice Rink. The flyweight was the lightest weight class, allowing wrestlers up to 52 kilograms.

Medalists

Gold  Petar Kirov
Bulgaria (BUL)
Silver  Vladimir Bakulin
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Miroslav Zeman
Czechoslovakia (TCH)

Tournament results

The competition used a form of negative points tournament, with negative points given for any result short of a fall. Accumulation of 6 negative points eliminated the wrestler. When only two or three wrestlers remain, a special final round is used to determine the order of the medals.

Legend
  • TF — Won by Fall
  • DQ — Won by Passivity or forfeit
  • D2 — Both wrestlers lost by Passivity
  • DNA — Did not appear
  • TPP — Total penalty points
  • MPP — Match penalty points
Penalties
  • 0 — Won by Fall and Disqualification
  • 0.5 — Won by Technical Superiority
  • 1 — Won by Points
  • 2 — Draw
  • 2.5 — Draw, Passivity
  • 3 — Lost by Points
  • 3.5 — Lost by Technical Superiority
  • 4 — Lost by Fall and Disqualification

1st round

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
2 2  Ahmed Chahrour (SYR)  Mohamed Mongued (EGY) 2 2
4 4  Leonel Duarte (POR) TF / 5:20  Miroslav Zeman (TCH) 0 0
3 3  Alex Børger (DEN)  Shin Sang-Sik (KOR) 1 1
0 0  Enrique Jiménez (MEX) TF / 1:25  Gustavo Ramírez (GUA) 4 4
2.5 2.5  Imre Alker (HUN)  Rolf Lacour (FRG) 2.5 2.5
2 2  Sudesh Kumar (IND)  Mohamed Karmous (MAR) 2 2
3 3  André Gaudinot (FRA)  Boško Marinko (YUG) 1 1
1 1 (ROU)  Jan Michalik (POL) 3 3
0 0  Jussi Vesterinen (FIN) DQ / 9:45  Shuichi Ishiguro (JPN) 4 4
3 3  Domenico Centurioni (ITA)  Vasilios Ganotis (GRE) 1 1
1 1  Petar Kirov (BUL)  Metin Çıkmaz (TUR) 3 3
3 3  Richard Tamble (USA)  Vladimir Bakulin (URS) 1 1

2nd round

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
2.5 0.5  Ahmed Chahrour (SYR)  Leonel Duarte (POR) 3.5 7.5
5 3  Mohamed Mongued (EGY)  Miroslav Zeman (TCH) 1 1
5 2  Alex Børger (DEN)  Enrique Jiménez (MEX) 2 2
1 0  Shin Sang-Sik (KOR) TF / 0:56  Gustavo Ramírez (GUA) 4 8
2.5 0  Imre Alker (HUN) TF / 2:57  Sudesh Kumar (IND) 4 6
2.5 0  Rolf Lacour (FRG) DQ  Mohamed Karmous (MAR) 4 6
3.5 2.5  Boško Marinko (YUG) (ROU) 2.5 3.5
6 3  Jan Michalik (POL)  Jussi Vesterinen (FIN) 1 1
8 4  Shuichi Ishiguro (JPN) TF / 2:01  Domenico Centurioni (ITA) 0 3
4 3  Vasilios Ganotis (GRE)  Petar Kirov (BUL) 1 2
4 1  Metin Çıkmaz (TUR)  Richard Tamble (USA) 3 6
1  Vladimir Bakulin (URS) Bye
3  André Gaudinot (FRA) DNA

3rd round

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
1 0  Vladimir Bakulin (URS) DQ  Ahmed Chahrour (SYR) 4 6.5
1 0  Miroslav Zeman (TCH) TF / 1:55  Alex Børger (DEN) 4 9
4 3  Shin Sang-Sik (KOR)  Enrique Jiménez (MEX) 1 3
3.5 1  Imre Alker (HUN)  Boško Marinko (YUG) 3 6.5
2.5 0  Rolf Lacour (FRG) TF / 1:52 (ROU) 4 7.5
2 1  Jussi Vesterinen (FIN)  Vasilios Ganotis (GRE) 3 7
6 3  Domenico Centurioni (ITA)  Petar Kirov (BUL) 1 3
4  Metin Çıkmaz (TUR) Bye
5  Mohamed Mongued (EGY) DNA

4th round

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
7 3  Metin Çıkmaz (TUR)  Vladimir Bakulin (URS) 1 2
2 1  Miroslav Zeman (TCH)  Shin Sang-Sik (KOR) 3 7
6 3  Enrique Jiménez (MEX)  Imre Alker (HUN) 1 4.5
5 2.5  Rolf Lacour (FRG)  Jussi Vesterinen (FIN) 2.5 4.5
3  Petar Kirov (BUL) Bye

5th round

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
4 1  Petar Kirov (BUL)  Vladimir Bakulin (URS) 3 5
5 3  Miroslav Zeman (TCH)  Rolf Lacour (FRG) 1 6
5.5 1  Imre Alker (HUN)  Jussi Vesterinen (FIN) 3 7.5

6th round

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
5 1  Petar Kirov (BUL)  Miroslav Zeman (TCH) 3 8
6 1  Vladimir Bakulin (URS)  Imre Alker (HUN) 3 8.5

Final standings

  1.  Petar Kirov (BUL)
  2.  Vladimir Bakulin (URS)
  3.  Miroslav Zeman (TCH)
  4.  Imre Alker (HUN)
  5.  Rolf Lacour (FRG)
  6.  Jussi Vesterinen (FIN)

References

  • Official Report
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