1991 World Wrestling Championships

The following is the final results of the 1991 World Wrestling Championships. Men's competition were held in Varna, Bulgaria and Women's competition were held in Tokyo, Japan.

1991 World Championships
Freestyle
Host cityBulgaria Varna, Bulgaria
Dates3–6 October
Greco-Roman
Host cityBulgaria Varna, Bulgaria
Dates27–30 September
Women
Host cityJapan Tokyo, Japan
Dates24–25 August
Champions
Freestyle Soviet Union
Greco-Roman Soviet Union
Women Japan
← 1990
1992 →

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union92617
2  United States37010
3  Japan3227
4  China3104
5  Germany3014
6  France2136
7  Cuba2125
8  Iran1113
  South Korea1113
10  Venezuela1023
11  Hungary1012
12  Bulgaria0235
  Norway0235
14  Czechoslovakia0202
  Sweden0202
16  Canada0112
  Turkey0112
18  Greece0101
  Italy0101
  North Korea0101
21  Finland0011
  Yugoslavia0011
Totals (22 nations)29292987

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman Women's freestyle
Team Points Team Points Team Points
1   Soviet Union 90   Soviet Union 77   Japan 74
2   United States 67   Bulgaria 60   Venezuela 56
3   Iran 48   Cuba 37   Chinese Taipei 49
4   Germany 39   South Korea 37   France 45
5   South Korea 36   Yugoslavia 35   United States 44
6   Bulgaria 35   Hungary 33   China 39
7   Hungary 27   United States 33   Soviet Union 35
8   Turkey 26   Germany 32   Norway 34
9   North Korea 22   France 25   Sweden 21
10   Canada 20   Romania 23   South Korea 20

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Vugar Orujov
  Soviet Union
Kim Il
  North Korea
Kim Jong-shin
  South Korea
52 kg Zeke Jones
  United States
Valentin Yordanov
  Bulgaria
Vladimir Toguzov
  Soviet Union
57 kg Sergey Smal
  Soviet Union
Brad Penrith
  United States
Oveis Mallah
  Iran
62 kg John Smith
  United States
Giovanni Schillaci
  Italy
Gadzhi Rashidov
  Soviet Union
68 kg Arsen Fadzaev
  Soviet Union
Chris Wilson
  Canada
Valentin Getsov
  Bulgaria
74 kg Amir Reza Khadem
  Iran
Kenny Monday
  United States
Nasir Gadzhikhanov
  Soviet Union
82 kg Kevin Jackson
  United States
Jozef Lohyňa
  Czechoslovakia
Sebahattin Öztürk
  Turkey
90 kg Makharbek Khadartsev
  Soviet Union
Iraklis Deskoulidis
  Greece
Roberto Limonta
  Cuba
100 kg Leri Khabelov
  Soviet Union
Mark Coleman
  United States
Heiko Balz
  Germany
130 kg Andreas Schröder
  Germany
Gennady Zhiltsov
  Soviet Union
Jeff Thue
  Canada

Men's Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Goun Duk-yong
  South Korea
Reza Simkhah
  Iran
Sergey Suvorov
  Soviet Union
52 kg Raúl Martínez
  Cuba
Shawn Sheldon
  United States
Jon Rønningen
  Norway
57 kg Rıfat Yıldız
  Germany
Aleksandr Ignatenko
  Soviet Union
András Sike
  Hungary
62 kg Sergey Martynov
  Soviet Union
Mehmet Akif Pirim
  Turkey
Juan Marén
  Cuba
68 kg Islam Dugushiev
  Soviet Union
Marthin Kornbakk
  Sweden
Stoyan Stoyanov
  Bulgaria
74 kg Mnatsakan Iskandaryan
  Soviet Union
Jaroslav Zeman
  Czechoslovakia
Yvon Riemer
  France
82 kg Péter Farkas
  Hungary
Todor Angelov
  Bulgaria
Goran Kasum
  Yugoslavia
90 kg Maik Bullmann
  Germany
Reynaldo Peña
  Cuba
Harri Koskela
  Finland
100 kg Héctor Milián
  Cuba
Jörgen Olsson
  Sweden
Sergey Demyashkevich
  Soviet Union
130 kg Aleksandr Karelin
  Soviet Union
Matt Ghaffari
  United States
Rangel Gerovski
  Bulgaria

Women's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
44 kg Zhong Xiue
  China
Marie Ziegler
  United States
Shoko Yoshimura
  Japan
47 kg Miyu Yamamoto
  Japan
Pan Yanping
  China
Elisabeth Garcia
  Norway
50 kg Martine Poupon
  France
Shannon Williams
  United States
Yoko Higashi
  Japan
53 kg Zhang Xia
  China
Yoshiko Endo
  Japan
Wendy Izaguirre
  Venezuela
57 kg Olga Lugo
  Venezuela
Gudrun Høie
  Norway
Marine Roy
  France
61 kg Brigitte Siffert
  France
Kimie Hoshikawa
  Japan
Line Johansen
  Norway
65 kg Akiko Iijima
  Japan
Ine Barlie
  Norway
Sylvie Thomé
  France
70 kg Yayoi Urano
  Japan
Emmanuelle Blind
  France
Mirna Martínez
  Venezuela
75 kg Liu Dongfeng
  China
Jeun Kyung-ran
  South Korea
Liudmila Golikova
  Soviet Union

Participating nationsEdit

MenEdit

494 competitors from 49 nations participated.

WomenEdit

64 competitors from 13 nations participated.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Participants of World Championships". All Japan Female Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on 21 July 2001. Retrieved 8 July 2020.

External linksEdit