1965 World Wrestling Championships

The following is the final results of the 1965 World Wrestling Championships. Freestyle competition were held in Manchester, Great Britain and Greco-Roman competition were held in Tampere, Finland.

1965 World Freestyle Championships
Host cityUnited Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom
Dates1–3 June
Champions
Freestyle Iran
1965 World Greco-Roman Championships
Host cityFinland Tampere, Finland
Dates6–8 June
Champions
Greco-Roman Soviet Union

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union91111
2  Iran3205
3  Japan2024
4  Turkey1113
5  Romania1102
6  Bulgaria0437
7  Hungary0213
  West Germany0213
9  Poland0123
10  Finland0112
11  Yugoslavia0101
12  Czechoslovakia0022
13  East Germany0011
  United States0011
Totals (14 nations)16161648

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points Team Points
1   Iran 30.5   Soviet Union 42
2   Bulgaria 26.5   Poland 18
3   Soviet Union 24.5   Bulgaria 16.83
4   Turkey 22   Hungary 11.33
5   Japan 20.5   Romania 10
6   Hungary 6.5   West Germany 10

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Yoshihisa Yoshida
  Japan
Bayu Baev
  Bulgaria
László Ölveti
  Hungary
Bantamweight
57 kg
Tomiaki Fukuda
  Japan
Mohammad Ali Farrokhian
  Iran
Karl Dodrimont
  West Germany
Featherweight
63 kg
Ebrahim Seifpour
  Iran
Stancho Kolev
  Bulgaria
Takeo Morita
  Japan
Lightweight
70 kg
Abdollah Movahed
  Iran
Mahmut Atalay
  Turkey
Zarbeg Beriashvili
  Soviet Union
Welterweight
78 kg
Guram Sagaradze
  Soviet Union
Mohammad Ali Sanatkaran
  Iran
Yasuo Watanabe
  Japan
Middleweight
87 kg
Mansour Mehdizadeh
  Iran
Francisc Balla
  Romania
Prodan Gardzhev
  Bulgaria
Light heavyweight
97 kg
Ahmet Ayık
  Turkey
Aleksandr Medved
  Soviet Union
Said Mustafov
  Bulgaria
Heavyweight
+97 kg
Aleksandr Ivanitsky
  Soviet Union
Lyutvi Ahmedov
  Bulgaria
Larry Kristoff
  United States

Men's Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Sergey Rybalko
  Soviet Union
Rolf Lacour
  West Germany
Angel Kerezov
  Bulgaria
Bantamweight
57 kg
Ion Cernea
  Romania
Fritz Stange
  West Germany
Bernard Knitter
  Poland
Featherweight
63 kg
Yury Grigoriev
  Soviet Union
Martti Laakso
  Finland
Lothar Schneider
  East Germany
Lightweight
70 kg
Gennady Sapunov
  Soviet Union
Stevan Horvat
  Yugoslavia
Eero Tapio
  Finland
Welterweight
78 kg
Anatoly Kolesov
  Soviet Union
Kiril Petkov
  Bulgaria
Sırrı Acar
  Turkey
Middleweight
87 kg
Rimantas Bagdonas
  Soviet Union
Bolesław Mackiewicz
  Poland
Jiří Kormaník
  Czechoslovakia
Light heavyweight
97 kg
Valery Anisimov
  Soviet Union
Ferenc Kiss
  Hungary
Czesław Kwieciński
  Poland
Heavyweight
+97 kg
Nikolay Shmakov
  Soviet Union
István Kozma
  Hungary
Petr Kment
  Czechoslovakia

ReferencesEdit