Wrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics

At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, 20 wrestling events were contested, all for men only. There were 10 weight classes in each of the freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling disciplines.[1]

Wrestling
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Wrestling pictogram.svg
VenueCentre Pierre Charbonneau
Dates20–31 July
Competitors331 from 41 nations
← 1972
1980 →

Medal summaryEdit

FreestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Hasan Isaev
  Bulgaria
Roman Dmitriyev
  Soviet Union
Akira Kudo
  Japan
52 kg
details
Yuji Takada
  Japan
Alexander Ivanov
  Soviet Union
Jeon Hae-Sup
  South Korea
57 kg
details
Vladimir Yumin
  Soviet Union
Hans-Dieter Brüchert
  East Germany
Masao Arai
  Japan
62 kg
details
Yang Jung-Mo
  South Korea
Zevegiin Oidov
  Mongolia
Gene Davis
  United States
68 kg
details
Pavel Pinigin
  Soviet Union
Lloyd Keaser
  United States
Yasaburo Sugawara
  Japan
74 kg
details
Jiichiro Date
  Japan
Mansour Barzegar
  Iran
Stanley Dziedzic
  United States
82 kg
details
John Peterson
  United States
Viktor Novozhilov
  Soviet Union
Adolf Seger
  West Germany
90 kg
details
Levan Tediashvili
  Soviet Union
Ben Peterson
  United States
Stelică Morcov
  Romania
100 kg
details
Ivan Yarygin
  Soviet Union
Russell Hellickson
  United States
Dimo Kostov
  Bulgaria
+100 kg
details
Soslan Andiyev
  Soviet Union
József Balla
  Hungary
Ladislau Şimon
  Romania

Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Alexei Shumakov
  Soviet Union
Gheorghe Berceanu
  Romania
Stefan Angelov
  Bulgaria
52 kg
details
Vitali Konstantinov
  Soviet Union
Nicu Gingă
  Romania
Koichiro Hirayama
  Japan
57 kg
details
Pertti Ukkola
  Finland
Ivan Frgić
  Yugoslavia
Farhat Mustafin
  Soviet Union
62 kg
details
Kazimierz Lipień
  Poland
Nelson Davidyan
  Soviet Union
László Réczi
  Hungary
68 kg
details
Suren Nalbandyan
  Soviet Union
Ștefan Rusu
  Romania
Heinz-Helmut Wehling
  East Germany
74 kg
details
Anatoly Bykov
  Soviet Union
Vítězslav Mácha
  Czechoslovakia
Karl-Heinz Helbing
  West Germany
82 kg
details
Momir Petković
  Yugoslavia
Vladimir Cheboksarov
  Soviet Union
Ivan Kolev
  Bulgaria
90 kg
details
Valery Rezantsev
  Soviet Union
Stoyan Ivanov
  Bulgaria
Czesław Kwieciński
  Poland
100 kg
details
Nikolai Balboshin
  Soviet Union
Kamen Goranov
  Bulgaria
Andrzej Skrzydlewski
  Poland
+100 kg
details
Alexander Kolchinsky
  Soviet Union
Aleksandar Tomov
  Bulgaria
Roman Codreanu
  Romania

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)125118
2  Japan (JPN)2046
3  Bulgaria (BUL)1337
4  United States (USA)1326
5  Yugoslavia (YUG)1102
6  Poland (POL)1023
7  South Korea (KOR)1012
8  Finland (FIN)1001
9  Romania (ROU)0336
10  East Germany (GDR)0112
  Hungary (HUN)0112
12  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0101
  Iran (IRI)0101
  Mongolia (MGL)0101
15  West Germany (FRG)0022
Totals (15 nations)20202060

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 330 wrestlers from 41 nations competed at the Montreal Games:[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wrestling at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 April 2019.

SourcesEdit