1970 World Wrestling Championships

The 1970 World Wrestling Championships were held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

1970 World Championships
Host cityCanada Edmonton, Canada
Dates4–11 July
Champions
Freestyle Soviet Union
Greco-Roman Soviet Union

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union91313
2  Iran3115
3  Japan2428
4  Bulgaria1438
5  United States1326
6  Hungary1203
7  Romania1124
8  Turkey1012
9  Sweden1001
10  Yugoslavia0123
11  Poland0112
12  South Korea0101
  West Germany0101
14  East Germany0011
  Greece0011
  Mongolia0011
Totals (16 nations)20202060

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points Team Points
1   Soviet Union 40   Soviet Union 43
2   United States 31.5   Bulgaria 27.5
3   Iran 27.5   Yugoslavia 22
4   Japan 27   Hungary 19.5
5   Bulgaria 25.83   Romania 19.5
6   Turkey 16.5   Japan 17

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Ebrahim Javadi
  Iran
Akihiko Umeda
  Japan
Roman Dmitriyev
  Soviet Union
52 kg Ali Rıza Alan
  Turkey
Bayu Baev
  Bulgaria
Mohammad Ghorbani
  Iran
57 kg Hideaki Yanagida
  Japan
An Jae-won
  South Korea
Yancho Patrikov
  Bulgaria
62 kg Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi
  Iran
Kiyoshi Abe
  Japan
Michael Young
  United States
68 kg Abdollah Movahed
  Iran
Ismail Yuseinov
  Bulgaria
Bobby Douglas
  United States
74 kg Wayne Wells
  United States
Mohammad Farhangdoust
  Iran
Danzandarjaagiin Sereeter
  Mongolia
82 kg Yury Shakhmuradov
  Soviet Union
Tatsuo Sasaki
  Japan
Vasile Iorga
  Romania
90 kg Gennady Strakhov
  Soviet Union
Bill Harlow
  United States
Makoto Kamada
  Japan
100 kg Vladimir Gulyutkin
  Soviet Union
Larry Kristoff
  United States
Gıyasettin Yılmaz
  Turkey
+100 kg Aleksandr Medved
  Soviet Union
Osman Duraliev
  Bulgaria
Peter Germer
  East Germany

Men's Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Gheorghe Berceanu
  Romania
Vladimir Zubkov
  Soviet Union
Bernard Szczepański
  Poland
52 kg Petar Kirov
  Bulgaria
Saburo Sugiyama
  Japan
Boško Marinko
  Yugoslavia
57 kg János Varga
  Hungary
David Hazewinkel
  United States
Rustam Kazakov
  Soviet Union
62 kg Hideo Fujimoto
  Japan
Slavko Koletić
  Yugoslavia
Georgi Markov
  Bulgaria
68 kg Roman Rurua
  Soviet Union
Simion Popescu
  Romania
Takashi Tanoue
  Japan
74 kg Viktor Igumenov
  Soviet Union
Werner Schröter
  West Germany
Petros Galaktopoulos
  Greece
82 kg Anatoly Nazarenko
  Soviet Union
Petar Krumov
  Bulgaria
Milan Nenadić
  Yugoslavia
90 kg Valery Rezantsev
  Soviet Union
Czesław Kwieciński
  Poland
Venko Tsintsarov
  Bulgaria
100 kg Pelle Svensson
  Sweden
Ferenc Kiss
  Hungary
Nikolay Yakovenko
  Soviet Union
+100 kg Anatoly Roshchin
  Soviet Union
József Csatári
  Hungary
Nicolae Martinescu
  Romania

ReferencesEdit