1951 World Wrestling Championships

The 1951 World Freestyle Wrestling Championship were held in Helsinki, Finland.

1951 World Championships
Host cityFinland Helsinki, Finland
Dates26–29 April
Champions
Freestyle Turkey

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Turkey6017
2  Sweden2136
3  Finland0404
4  Iran0224
5  Italy0112
6  West Germany0011
Totals (6 nations)88824

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle
Team Points
1   Turkey 41
2   Sweden 35
3   Finland 27
4   Iran 25

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Ali Yücel
  Turkey
Mahmoud Mollaghasemi
  Iran
Bengt Johansson
  Sweden
Bantamweight
57 kg
Nasuh Akar
  Turkey
Niilo Turkkila
  Finland
Mehdi Yaghoubi
  Iran
Featherweight
62 kg
Nurettin Zafer
  Turkey
Ilmari Ruikka
  Finland
Henry Holmberg
  Sweden
Lightweight
67 kg
Olle Anderberg
  Sweden
Garibaldo Nizzola
  Italy
İbrahim Zengin
  Turkey
Welterweight
73 kg
Celal Atik
  Turkey
Aleksanteri Keisala
  Finland
Abdollah Mojtabavi
  Iran
Middleweight
79 kg
Haydar Zafer
  Turkey
Gholamreza Takhti
  Iran
Göte Ekström
  Sweden
Light heavyweight
87 kg
Yaşar Doğu
  Turkey
Viking Palm
  Sweden
Max Leichter
  West Germany
Heavyweight
+87 kg
Bertil Antonsson
  Sweden
Pauli Riihimäki
  Finland
Natale Vecchi
  Italy

ReferencesEdit