1969 World Wrestling Championships

The 1969 World Wrestling Championships were held in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

1969 World Championships
Host cityArgentina Mar del Plata, Argentina
Dates3–10 March
Champions
Freestyle Soviet Union
Greco-Roman Soviet Union

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union102618
2  Iran3328
3  United States2327
4  Romania2114
5  Japan2024
6  Bulgaria1528
7  Sweden0123
8  Finland0112
  Yugoslavia0112
10  South Korea0101
  West Germany0101
Totals (11 nations)20191958

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points Team Points
1   Soviet Union 44   Soviet Union 53
2   United States 38   Bulgaria 26
3   Iran 37   Romania 23
4   Bulgaria 27   Sweden 20
5   Japan 25   Finland 12.5
6   Mongolia 10   West Germany 12.5

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Ebrahim Javadi
  Iran
Roman Dmitriyev
  Soviet Union
Akihiko Umeda
  Japan
52 kg Rick Sanders
  United States
Mohammad Ghorbani
  Iran
Tariel Alibegashvili
  Soviet Union
57 kg Tadamichi Tanaka
  Japan
Donald Behm
  United States
Aboutaleb Talebi
  Iran
62 kg Takeo Morita
  Japan
Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi
  Iran
Zagalav Abdulbekov
  Soviet Union
68 kg Abdollah Movahed
  Iran
Enyu Valchev
  Bulgaria
Nodar Khokhashvili
  Soviet Union
74 kg Zarbeg Beriashvili
  Soviet Union
Wayne Wells
  United States
Seiji Yamagata
  Japan
82 kg Fred Fozzard
  United States
None awarded None awarded
90 kg Boris Gurevich
  Soviet Union
Rusi Petrov
  Bulgaria
Henk Schenk
  United States
100 kg Shota Lomidze
  Soviet Union
Larry Kristoff
  United States
Vasil Todorov
  Bulgaria
+100 kg Aleksandr Medved
  Soviet Union
Osman Duraliev
  Bulgaria
Abolfazl Anvari
  Iran

Men's Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Gheorghe Berceanu
  Romania
Rahim Aliabadi
  Iran
Vladislav Kustov
  Soviet Union
52 kg Firouz Alizadeh
  Iran
Cornel Turturea
  Romania
Ivan Mikhailishin
  Soviet Union
57 kg Rustam Kazakov
  Soviet Union
An Chun-young
  South Korea
David Hazewinkel
  United States
62 kg Roman Rurua
  Soviet Union
Roland Svensson
  Sweden
Martti Laakso
  Finland
68 kg Simion Popescu
  Romania
Sreten Damjanović
  Yugoslavia
Yury Grigoriev
  Soviet Union
74 kg Viktor Igumenov
  Soviet Union
Eero Tapio
  Finland
Matti Poikala
  Sweden
82 kg Petar Krumov
  Bulgaria
Omar Bliadze
  Soviet Union
Milan Nenadić
  Yugoslavia
90 kg Aleksandr Yurkevich
  Soviet Union
Venko Tsintsarov
  Bulgaria
Nicolae Neguț
  Romania
100 kg Nikolay Yakovenko
  Soviet Union
Stefan Petrov
  Bulgaria
Lennart Eriksson
  Sweden
+100 kg Anatoly Roshchin
  Soviet Union
Wilfried Dietrich
  West Germany
Petar Donev
  Bulgaria

ReferencesEdit