1959 World Wrestling Championships

The 1959 World Freestyle Wrestling Championship were held in Tehran, Iran.

1959 World Championships
Host cityIran Tehran, Iran
Dates1–5 October
Champions
Freestyle Soviet Union

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union3126
2  Turkey2226
3  Iran2002
4  Bulgaria1304
5  Finland0101
  Hungary0101
7  Pakistan0022
8  East Germany0011
  France0011
Totals (9 nations)88824

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle
Team Points
1   Soviet Union 36
2   Turkey 33
3   Bulgaria 22
4   Iran 20

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Ali Aliyev
  Soviet Union
Ahmet Bilek
  Turkey
Muhammad Niaz Din
  Pakistan
Bantamweight
57 kg
Hüseyin Akbaş
  Turkey
Tauno Jaskari
  Finland
Vladimir Arsenyan
  Soviet Union
Featherweight
62 kg
Mustafa Dağıstanlı
  Turkey
Stancho Kolev
  Bulgaria
Muhammad Akhtar
  Pakistan
Lightweight
67 kg
Vladimir Sinyavsky
  Soviet Union
Enyu Valchev
  Bulgaria
Hayrullah Şahin
  Turkey
Welterweight
73 kg
Emam-Ali Habibi
  Iran
Vakhtang Balavadze
  Soviet Union
İsmail Ogan
  Turkey
Middleweight
79 kg
Georgy Skhirtladze
  Soviet Union
Géza Hollósi
  Hungary
Lothar Lippa
  East Germany
Light heavyweight
87 kg
Gholamreza Takhti
  Iran
Petko Sirakov
  Bulgaria
Maurice Jacquel
  France
Heavyweight
+87 kg
Lyutvi Ahmedov
  Bulgaria
Hamit Kaplan
  Turkey
Savkuds Dzarasov
  Soviet Union

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