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Wrestling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

 

Wrestling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

At the 1968 Summer Olympics, 16 wrestling events were contested, for all men. There were eight weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and eight classes in freestyle wrestling.

Contents

  • Medal summary 1
    • Freestyle 1.1
    • Greco-Roman 1.2
  • Medal table 2
  • Participating nations 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Medal summary

Freestyle

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight (52 kg)  Shigeo Nakata
Japan (JPN)
 Richard Sanders
United States (USA)
 Chimedbazaryn Damdinsharav
Mongolia (MGL)
Bantamweight (57 kg)  Yojiro Uetake
Japan (JPN)
 Donald Behm
United States (USA)
 Aboutaleb Talebi
Iran (IRI)
Featherweight (63 kg)  Masaaki Kaneko
Japan (JPN)
 Enyu Todorov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi
Iran (IRI)
Lightweight (70 kg)  Abdollah Movahed
Iran (IRI)
 Enyu Valchev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Danzandarjaagiin Sereeter
Mongolia (MGL)
Welterweight (78 kg)  Mahmut Atalay
Turkey (TUR)
 Daniel Robin
France (FRA)
 Tömöriin Artag
Mongolia (MGL)
Middleweight (87 kg)  Boris Michail Gurevich
Soviet Union (URS)
 Jigjidiin Mönkhbat
Mongolia (MGL)
 Prodan Gardzhev
Bulgaria (BUL)
Light heavyweight (97 kg)  Ahmet Ayık
Turkey (TUR)
 Shota Lomidze
Soviet Union (URS)
 József Csatári
Hungary (HUN)
Heavyweight (+97 kg)  Aleksandr Medved
Soviet Union (URS)
 Osman Duraliev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Wilfried Dietrich
West Germany (FRG)

Greco-Roman

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight (52 kg)  Petar Kirov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Vladimir Bakulin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Miroslav Zeman
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Bantamweight (57 kg)  János Varga
Hungary (HUN)
 Ion Baciu
Romania (ROU)
 Ivan Kochergin
Soviet Union (URS)
Featherweight (63 kg)  Roman Rurua
Soviet Union (URS)
 Hideo Fujimoto
Japan (JPN)
 Simion Popescu
Romania (ROU)
Lightweight (70 kg)  Muneji Munemura
Japan (JPN)
 Stevan Horvat
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Petros Galaktopoulos
Greece (GRE)
Welterweight (78 kg)  Rudolf Vesper
East Germany (GDR)
 Daniel Robin
France (FRA)
 Károly Bajkó
Hungary (HUN)
Middleweight (87 kg)  Lothar Metz
East Germany (GDR)
 Valentin Oleynik
Soviet Union (URS)
 Branislav Simić
Yugoslavia (YUG)
Light heavyweight (97 kg)  Boyan Radev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Nikolai Yakovenko
Soviet Union (URS)
 Nicolae Martinescu
Romania (ROU)
Heavyweight (+97 kg)  István Kozma
Hungary (HUN)
 Anatoly Roshchin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Petr Kment
Czechoslovakia (TCH)

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan (JPN) 4 1 0 5
2  Soviet Union (URS) 3 5 1 9
3  Bulgaria (BUL) 2 3 1 6
4  Hungary (HUN) 2 0 2 4
5  East Germany (GDR) 2 0 0 2
 Turkey (TUR) 2 0 0 2
7  Iran (IRI) 1 0 2 3
8  France (FRA) 0 2 0 2
 United States (USA) 0 2 0 2
10  Mongolia (MGL) 0 1 3 4
11  Romania (ROU) 0 1 2 3
12  Yugoslavia (YUG) 0 1 1 2
13  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 0 2 2
14  Greece (GRE) 0 0 1 1
 West Germany (FRG) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations

See also

List of World and Olympic Champions in men's freestyle wrestling

List of World and Olympic Champions in Greco-Roman wrestling

United States results in men's freestyle wrestling

References

  • "Olympic Medal Winners".  
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