1998 World Wrestling Championships

The following is the final results of the 1998 World Wrestling Championships. Men's Freestyle competition were held in Tehran, Iran. Men's Greco-Roman competition were held in Gävle, Sweden and Women's competition were held in Poznań, Poland.

1998 World Championships
Freestyle
Host cityIran Tehran, Iran
Dates8–11 September
StadiumAzadi Indoor Stadium
Greco-Roman
Host citySweden Gävle, Sweden
Dates27–30 August
StadiumGavlerinken
Women
Host cityPoland Poznań, Poland
Dates8–10 October
StadiumHala Arena
Champions
Freestyle Iran
Greco-Roman Russia
Women Russia
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1999 →

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia50510
2  Iran3216
3  United States2237
4  South Korea2125
5  Japan2103
6  Kazakhstan2002
7  Cuba1113
8  Norway1102
9  Bulgaria1012
  Canada1012
11  Armenia1001
  Austria1001
13  Turkey0213
14  Hungary0202
15  Sweden0123
16  Germany0112
  Poland0112
  Ukraine0112
19  Azerbaijan0101
  China0101
  Czech Republic0101
  France0101
  Macedonia0101
  Romania0101
25  Israel0011
  Syria0011
Totals (26 nations)22222266

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman Women's freestyle
Team Points Team Points Team Points
1   Iran 63   Russia 66   Russia 44
2   Russia 54   South Korea 36   Japan 38
3   United States 43   Turkey 34   United States 34
4   Ukraine 37   Kazakhstan 27   Canada 29
5   South Korea 28   Hungary 26   Norway 25
6   Poland 22   Bulgaria 26   Germany 23
7   Cuba 18   Romania 22   Ukraine 23
8   Germany 18   Cuba 19   Poland 22
9   Armenia 15   Ukraine 19   Sweden 21
10   Turkey 15   Poland 18   Austria 20

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
54 kg
details
Sammie Henson
  United States
Namig Abdullayev
  Azerbaijan
Gholamreza Mohammadi
  Iran
58 kg
details
Alireza Dabir
  Iran
Harun Doğan
  Turkey
Guivi Sissaouri
  Canada
63 kg
details
Serafim Barzakov
  Bulgaria
Abbas Hajkenari
  Iran
Cary Kolat
  United States
69 kg
details
Arayik Gevorgyan
  Armenia
Zaza Zazirov
  Ukraine
Lincoln McIlravy
  United States
76 kg
details
Buvaisar Saitiev
  Russia
Moon Eui-jae
  South Korea
Alexander Leipold
  Germany
85 kg
details
Alireza Heidari
  Iran
Magomed Ibragimov
  Macedonia
Yoel Romero
  Cuba
97 kg
details
Abbas Jadidi
  Iran
Marek Garmulewicz
  Poland
Kuramagomed Kuramagomedov
  Russia
130 kg
details
Alexis Rodríguez
  Cuba
Rasoul Khadem
  Iran
Andrey Shumilin
  Russia

Men's Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
54 kg
details
Sim Kwon-ho
  South Korea
Marian Sandu
  Romania
Khaled Al-Faraj
  Syria
58 kg
details
Kim In-sub
  South Korea
Sheng Zetian
  China
Armen Nazaryan
  Bulgaria
63 kg
details
Mkhitar Manukyan
  Kazakhstan
Şeref Eroğlu
  Turkey
Choi Sang-sun
  South Korea
69 kg
details
Aleksandr Tretyakov
  Russia
Csaba Hirbik
  Hungary
Son Sang-pil
  South Korea
76 kg
details
Bakhtiyar Baiseitov
  Kazakhstan
Filiberto Azcuy
  Cuba
Nazmi Avluca
  Turkey
85 kg
details
Aleksandr Menshchikov
  Russia
János Kismoni
  Hungary
Martin Lidberg
  Sweden
97 kg
details
Gogi Koguashvili
  Russia
Marek Švec
  Czech Republic
Davyd Saldadze
  Ukraine
130 kg
details
Aleksandr Karelin
  Russia
Matt Ghaffari
  United States
Yuri Evseichik
  Israel

Women's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
46 kg
details
Tricia Saunders
  United States
Miyu Yamamoto
  Japan
Inga Karamchakova
  Russia
51 kg
details
Atsuko Shinomura
  Japan
Ida Hellström
  Sweden
Elena Egoshina
  Russia
56 kg
details
Gudrun Høie
  Norway
Anna Gomis
  France
Sara Eriksson
  Sweden
62 kg
details
Nikola Hartmann
  Austria
Lene Aanes
  Norway
Natalia Vinogradova
  Russia
68 kg
details
Christine Nordhagen
  Canada
Stéphanie Groß
  Germany
Sandra Bacher
  United States
75 kg
details
Kyoko Hamaguchi
  Japan
Kristie Stenglein
  United States
Edyta Witkowska
  Poland

Participating nationsEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

204 competitors from 40 nations participated.

Men's Greco-RomanEdit

220 competitors from 49 nations participated.

Women's freestyleEdit

86 competitors from 21 nations participated.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Participants of World Championships". All Japan Female Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on 21 July 2001. Retrieved 20 May 2020.

External linksEdit