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Wrestling at the 1960 Summer Olympics

At the 1960 Summer Olympics, 16 wrestling events were contested, all for men. There were eight weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and eight classes in freestyle wrestling.[1]

Wrestling
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Wrestling pictogram.svg
VenueBasilica of Maxentius
Dates26 August – 6 September
Competitors324 from 46 nations
← 1956
1964 →

Medal summaryEdit

Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
details
Dumitru Pârvulescu
  Romania
Osman El-Sayed
  Egypt
Mohammad Paziraei
  Iran
Bantamweight
details
Oleg Karavayev
  Soviet Union
Ion Cernea
  Romania
Dinko Petrov
  Bulgaria
Featherweight
details
Müzahir Sille
  Turkey
Imre Polyák
  Hungary
Konstantin Vyrupayev
  Soviet Union
Lightweight
details
Avtandil Koridze
  Soviet Union
Branislav Martinović
  Yugoslavia
Gustav Freij
  Sweden
Welterweight
details
Mithat Bayrak
  Turkey
Günther Maritschnigg
  United Team of Germany
René Schiermeyer
  France
Middleweight
details
Dimitar Dobrev
  Bulgaria
Lothar Metz
  United Team of Germany
Ion Țăranu
  Romania
Light Heavyweight
details
Tevfik Kis
  Turkey
Krali Bimbalov
  Bulgaria
Givi Kartoziya
  Soviet Union
Heavyweight
details
Ivan Bogdan
  Soviet Union
Wilfried Dietrich
  United Team of Germany
Bohumil Kubát
  Czechoslovakia

FreestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
details
Ahmet Bilek
  Turkey
Masayuki Matsubara
  Japan
Ebrahim Seifpour
  Iran
Bantamweight
details
Terrence McCann
  United States
Nezhdet Zalev
  Bulgaria
Tadeusz Trojanowski
  Poland
Featherweight
details
Mustafa Dağıstanlı
  Turkey
Stancho Kolev
  Bulgaria
Vladimir Rubashvili
  Soviet Union
Lightweight
details
Shelby Wilson
  United States
Vladimir Synyavsky
  Soviet Union
Enyu Valchev
  Bulgaria
Welterweight
details
Douglas Blubaugh
  United States
İsmail Ogan
  Turkey
Muhammad Bashir
  Pakistan
Middleweight
details
Hasan Güngör
  Turkey
Georgy Skhirtladze
  Soviet Union
Hans Antonsson
  Sweden
Light heavyweight
details
Ismet Atli
  Turkey
Gholamreza Takhti
  Iran
Anatoli Albul
  Soviet Union
Heavyweight
details
Wilfried Dietrich
  United Team of Germany
Hamit Kaplan
  Turkey
Savkuds Dzarasov
  Soviet Union

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 324 wrestlers from 46 nations competed at the Rome Games:[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wrestling at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ "THE GAMES OF THE XVII OLYMPIAD ROME 1960 The Official Report of the Organizing Committee". II part 1: 468–547. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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