2002 World Wrestling Championships

The following are the final results of the 2002 World Wrestling Championships. The Men's Freestyle Competition was held in Tehran, Iran, while the Men's Greco-Roman Competition was staged in Moscow, Russia and the Women's Competition in Chalcis, Greece. The United States freestyle team did not participate due to security concerns.[1]

2002 World Men's Freestyle Championships
Host cityIran Tehran, Iran
Dates7–9 September
StadiumAzadi Indoor Stadium
Champions
Freestyle Iran
2002 World Men's Greco-Roman Championships
Host cityRussia Moscow, Russia
Dates20–22 September
Champions
Greco-Roman Russia
2002 World Women's Freestyle Championships
Host cityGreece Chalcis, Greece
Dates2–3 November
StadiumMunicipal Stadium
Champions
Freestyle Japan

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia53311
2  Japan3104
3  Sweden2226
4  Ukraine2035
5  Iran1236
6  Cuba1225
7  Georgia1113
  United States1113
9  Bulgaria1012
  Turkey1012
11  Armenia1001
  Germany1001
  Greece1001
14  Azerbaijan0202
15  Egypt0112
  Poland0112
17  China0101
  France0101
  Hungary0101
  Mongolia0101
  Turkmenistan0101
22  Norway0011
  Puerto Rico0011
Totals (23 nations)21212163

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman Women's freestyle
Team Points Team Points Team Points
1   Iran 44   Russia 45   Japan 47
2   Russia 42   Georgia 27   Sweden 34
3   Cuba 35   Cuba 26   Russia 32
4   Ukraine 34   Bulgaria 22   Germany 27
5   Georgia 34   United States 22   Greece 26
6   Uzbekistan 19   Turkey 21   Poland 25
7   Germany 19   Sweden 20   Canada 24
8   Armenia 16   Egypt 17   Ukraine 21
9   Bulgaria 15   Uzbekistan 17   France 21
10   Azerbaijan 14   Armenia 16   China 20

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
55 kg René Montero
  Cuba
Namig Abdullayev
  Azerbaijan
Oleksandr Zakharuk
  Ukraine
60 kg Aram Margaryan
  Armenia
Oyuunbilegiin Pürevbaatar
  Mongolia
Mohammad Talaei
  Iran
66 kg Elbrus Tedeyev
  Ukraine
Alireza Dabir
  Iran
Zaur Botaev
  Russia
74 kg Mehdi Hajizadeh
  Iran
Magomed Isagadzhiev
  Russia
Volodymyr Syrotyn
  Ukraine
84 kg Adam Saitiev
  Russia
Yoel Romero
  Cuba
Majid Khodaei
  Iran
96 kg Eldar Kurtanidze
  Georgia
Alireza Heidari
  Iran
Vadim Tasoyev
  Ukraine
120 kg David Musulbes
  Russia
Alexis Rodríguez
  Cuba
Aydın Polatçı
  Turkey

Men's Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
55 kg Geidar Mamedaliyev
  Russia
Nepes Gukulow
  Turkmenistan
Hassan Rangraz
  Iran
60 kg Armen Nazaryan
  Bulgaria
Włodzimierz Zawadzki
  Poland
Roberto Monzón
  Cuba
66 kg Jimmy Samuelsson
  Sweden
Farid Mansurov
  Azerbaijan
Manuchar Kvirkvelia
  Georgia
74 kg Varteres Samurgashev
  Russia
Badri Khasaia
  Georgia
Filiberto Azcuy
  Cuba
84 kg Ara Abrahamian
  Sweden
Aleksandr Menshchikov
  Russia
Mohamed Abdelfatah
  Egypt
96 kg Mehmet Özal
  Turkey
Karam Gaber
  Egypt
Ali Mollov
  Bulgaria
120 kg Dremiel Byers
  United States
Mihály Deák-Bárdos
  Hungary
Yury Patrikeyev
  Russia

Women's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Brigitte Wagner
  Germany
Inga Karamchakova
  Russia
Ida Hellström
  Sweden
51 kg Sofia Poumpouridou
  Greece
Chiharu Icho
  Japan
Natalia Golts
  Russia
55 kg Saori Yoshida
  Japan
Tina George
  United States
Ida-Theres Karlsson
  Sweden
59 kg Alena Kartashova
  Russia
Lotta Andersson
  Sweden
Mabel Fonseca
  Puerto Rico
63 kg Kaori Icho
  Japan
Sara Eriksson
  Sweden
Lene Aanes
  Norway
67 kg Kateryna Burmistrova
  Ukraine
Lise Legrand
  France
Kristie Marano
  United States
72 kg Kyoko Hamaguchi
  Japan
Wang Xu
  China
Edyta Witkowska
  Poland

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "USA Wrestling decides not to attend World Freestyle Championships in Iran and requests that FILA move the event to another location". USA Wrestling Connecticut. Retrieved 14 May 2019.