1989 World Wrestling Championships

The 1989 World Wrestling Championships were held in Martigny, Switzerland.

1989 World Championships
Host citySwitzerland Martigny, Switzerland
Dates24 August – 3 September
Champions
Freestyle Soviet Union
Greco-Roman Soviet Union
Women Japan

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union94417
2  France4127
3  United States27110
4  Norway2428
5  Japan2338
6  Bulgaria2125
7  West Germany2024
8  Chinese Taipei1203
9  Hungary1124
  South Korea1124
11  Iran1113
12  North Korea1102
13  East Germany1023
14  Canada0101
  Romania0101
  Turkey0101
17  Sweden0022
18  Cuba0011
  Mongolia0011
   Switzerland0011
Totals (20 nations)29292886

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman Women's freestyle
Team Points Team Points Team Points
1   Soviet Union 79   Soviet Union 90   Japan 72
2   United States 70   Hungary 53   Norway 69
3   Turkey 49   Bulgaria 45   Chinese Taipei 56
4   Bulgaria 42   Hungary 44   France 53
5   Iran 37   South Korea 35   United States 32
6   North Korea 37   United States 35   Venezuela 24

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Kim Jong-shin
  South Korea
Ri Hak-son
  North Korea
Gnel Medzhlumyan
  Soviet Union
52 kg Valentin Yordanov
  Bulgaria
Vladimir Toguzov
  Soviet Union
Majid Torkan
  Iran
57 kg Kim Yong-sik
  North Korea
Askari Mohammadian
  Iran
Rumen Pavlov
  Bulgaria
62 kg John Smith
  United States
Gary Bohay
  Canada
Karsten Polky
  East Germany
68 kg Boris Budayev
  Soviet Union
Kosei Akaishi
  Japan
Ahmet Çakıcı
  West Germany
74 kg Kenny Monday
  United States
Arsen Fadzaev
  Soviet Union
Lodoin Enkhbayar
  Mongolia
82 kg Elmadi Zhabrailov
  Soviet Union
Melvin Douglas
  United States
Alcide Legrand
  France
90 kg Makharbek Khadartsev
  Soviet Union
Jim Scherr
  United States
Gábor Tóth
  Hungary
100 kg Akhmed Atavov
  Soviet Union
Bill Scherr
  United States
Uwe Neupert
  East Germany
130 kg Alireza Soleimani
  Iran
Bruce Baumgartner
  United States
Aslan Khadartsev
  Soviet Union

Men's Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Oleg Kucherenko
  Soviet Union
Lars Rønningen
  Norway
Goun Duk-yong
  South Korea
52 kg Aleksandr Ignatenko
  Soviet Union
Remzi Öztürk
  Turkey
An Han-bong
  South Korea
57 kg Emil Ivanov
  Bulgaria
Aleksandr Shestakov
  Soviet Union
András Sike
  Hungary
62 kg Kamandar Madzhidov
  Soviet Union
Huh Byung-ho
  South Korea
Mario Olivera
  Cuba
68 kg Claudio Passarelli
  West Germany
Ghani Yalouz
  France
Levon Julfalakyan
  Soviet Union
74 kg Daulet Turlykhanov
  Soviet Union
Anton Arghira
  Romania
Petar Tenev
  Bulgaria
82 kg Tibor Komáromi
  Hungary
Mikhail Mamiashvili
  Soviet Union
Magnus Fredriksson
  Sweden
90 kg Maik Bullmann
  East Germany
Michial Foy
  United States
Roger Gries
  West Germany
100 kg Gerhard Himmel
  West Germany
Ilia Georgiev
  Bulgaria
Anatoly Fedorenko
  Soviet Union
130 kg Aleksandr Karelin
  Soviet Union
László Klauz
  Hungary
Tomas Johansson
  Sweden

Women's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
44 kg Shoko Yoshimura
  Japan
Huang Yu-hsin
  Chinese Taipei
Trine Strand
  Norway
47 kg Chen Ming-hsiu
  Chinese Taipei
Tomoko Natsumeda
  Japan
Afsoon Roshanzamir
  United States
50 kg Anne Holten
  Norway
Asia DeWeese
  United States
Martine Poupon
  France
53 kg Sylvie van Gucht
  France
Chou Yu-ping
  Chinese Taipei
Lotte Søvre
  Norway
57 kg Gudrun Høie
  Norway
Ryoko Sakamoto
  Japan
Inge Krasser
  Switzerland
61 kg Jocelyne Sagon
  France
Ine Barlie
  Norway
Kimie Hoshikawa
  Japan
65 kg Emmanuelle Blind
  France
Nina Nilsen
  Norway
Akiko Iijima
  Japan
70 kg Georgette Jean
  France
Leia Kawaii
  United States
Rika Iwama
  Japan
75 kg Miyako Shimizu
  Japan
Kirsten Borgen
  Norway
None awarded

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