1987 World Wrestling Championships

The following is the final results of the 1987 World Wrestling Championships. Men's Competition were held in Clermont-Ferrand, France and Women's Competition were held in Lørenskog, Norway.

1987 World Men Championships
Host cityFrance Clermont-Ferrand, France
Dates19–29 August
Champions
Freestyle Soviet Union
Greco-Roman Soviet Union
1987 World Women Championships
Host cityNorway Lørenskog, Norway
Dates24–25 October
Champions
Women Norway

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union112518
2  France6118
3  Norway3249
4  United States2439
5  Bulgaria2125
6  Hungary1102
  North Korea1102
8  Finland1012
9  Belgium1001
  Cuba1001
11  Japan04610
12  Poland0224
13  West Germany0202
14  Denmark0112
  East Germany0112
  Romania0112
17  Greece0101
  Italy0101
  Netherlands0101
  South Korea0101
  Sweden0101
  Yugoslavia0101
23  Turkey0011
Totals (23 nations)29292886

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman Women's freestyle
Team Points Team Points Team Points
1   Soviet Union 52   Soviet Union 47   Norway 39
2   United States 41   Bulgaria 23   France 34
3   Bulgaria 18   Poland 21   Japan 34
4   North Korea 13   Finland 19   Denmark 12
5   South Korea 12   Romania 13   Sweden 10
6   Japan 11   Hungary 11   Belgium 8

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Ri Jae-sik
  North Korea
Lee Sang-ho
  South Korea
Sergey Karamchakov
  Soviet Union
52 kg Valentin Yordanov
  Bulgaria
Kim Yong-sik
  North Korea
Mitsuru Sato
  Japan
57 kg Sergey Beloglazov
  Soviet Union
Barry Davis
  United States
Ahmet Ak
  Turkey
62 kg John Smith
  United States
Khazar Isayev
  Soviet Union
Kazuhito Sakae
  Japan
68 kg Arsen Fadzayev
  Soviet Union
Georgios Athanasiadis
  Greece
Andre Metzger
  United States
74 kg Adlan Varayev
  Soviet Union
Dave Schultz
  United States
Uwe Westendorf
  East Germany
82 kg Mark Schultz
  United States
Aleksandar Nanev
  Bulgaria
Vladimir Modosyan
  Soviet Union
90 kg Makharbek Khadartsev
  Soviet Union
Jim Scherr
  United States
Jerzy Nieć
  Poland
100 kg Leri Khabelov
  Soviet Union
Vasile Pușcașu
  Romania
Bill Scherr
  United States
130 kg Aslan Khadartsev
  Soviet Union
Andreas Schröder
  East Germany
Bruce Baumgartner
  United States

Men's Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Mahaddin Allahverdiyev
  Soviet Union
Vincenzo Maenza
  Italy
Lars Rønningen
  Norway
52 kg Pedro Roque
  Cuba
Roman Kierpacz
  Poland
Aleksandr Ignatenko
  Soviet Union
57 kg Patrice Mourier
  France
Rıfat Yıldız
  West Germany
Keijo Pehkonen
  Finland
62 kg Zhivko Vangelov
  Bulgaria
Kamandar Madzhidov
  Soviet Union
Shigeki Nishiguchi
  Japan
68 kg Aslaudin Abayev
  Soviet Union
Nandor Sabo
  Yugoslavia
Jerzy Kopański
  Poland
74 kg Jouko Salomäki
  Finland
Józef Tracz
  Poland
Daulet Turlykhanov
  Soviet Union
82 kg Tibor Komáromi
  Hungary
Roger Gössner
  West Germany
Sergey Nasevich
  Soviet Union
90 kg Vladimir Popov
  Soviet Union
Sándor Major
  Hungary
Atanas Komchev
  Bulgaria
100 kg Guram Gedekhauri
  Soviet Union
Dennis Koslowski
  United States
Vasile Andrei
  Romania
130 kg Igor Rostorotsky
  Soviet Union
Tomas Johansson
  Sweden
Rangel Gerovski
  Bulgaria

Women's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
44 kg Brigitte Weigert
  Belgium
Anne Johnsen
  Norway
Shoko Yoshimura
  Japan
47 kg Anne Holten
  Norway
Lynie van der Holst
  Netherlands
Satomi Sugawara
  Japan
50 kg Anne Marie Halvorsen
  Norway
Kyoko Fukuda
  Japan
Martine Poupon
  France
53 kg Sylvie Van Gucht
  France
Line Johansen
  Norway
Stine Johansen
  Norway
57 kg Isabelle Dourthe
  France
Sylvie Maret
  France
Silje Hauland
  Norway
61 kg Ine Barlie
  Norway
Akiko Iijima
  Japan
Pia Buchholtz
  Denmark
65 kg Brigitte Herlin
  France
Dorthe Pedersen
  Denmark
Kimie Hoshikawa
  Japan
70 kg Georgette Jean
  France
Rika Iwama
  Japan
Hege Reitan
  Norway
75 kg Patricia Rossignol
  France
Miyako Shimizu
  Japan
None awarded

ReferencesEdit