Wrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's Greco-Roman 74 kg

The Men's Greco-Roman 74 kg at the 1976 Summer Olympics as part of the wrestling program were held at the Maurice Richard Arena.[1]

Men's Greco-Roman 74 kg
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
VenueMaurice Richard Arena
Dates20–24 July
Competitors18 from 18 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Anatoly Bykov  Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vítězslav Mácha  Czechoslovakia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Karl-Heinz Helbing  West Germany
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MedalistsEdit

Gold Anatoly Bykov
  Soviet Union
Silver Vítězslav Mácha
  Czechoslovakia
Bronze Karl-Heinz Helbing
  West Germany

Tournament resultsEdit

The competition used a form of negative points tournament, with negative points given for any result short of a fall. Accumulation of 6 negative points eliminated the loser wrestler. When only three wrestlers remain, a special final round is used to determine the order of the medals.

Legend
  • TF — Won by Fall
  • IN — Won by Opponent Injury
  • DQ — Won by Passivity
  • D1 — Won by Passivity, the winner is passive too
  • D2 — Both wrestlers lost by Passivity
  • FF — Won by Forfeit
  • DNA — Did not appear
  • TPP — Total penalty points
  • MPP — Match penalty points
Penalties
  • 0 — Won by Fall, Technical Superiority, Passivity, Injury and Forfeit
  • 0.5 — Won by Points, 8-11 points difference
  • 1 — Won by Points, 1-7 points difference
  • 2 — Won by Passivity, the winner is passive too
  • 3 — Lost by Points, 1-7 points difference
  • 3.5 — Lost by Points, 8-11 points difference
  • 4 — Lost by Fall, Technical Superiority, Passivity, Injury and Forfeit

Round 1Edit

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
0 0   Yasuo Nagatomo (JPN) IN / 5:25   Jamtsyn Davaajav (MGL) 4 4
4 4   Gheorghe Ciobotaru (ROU) D2 / 8:00   Jan Karlsson (SWE) 4 4
4 4   Brahim Toughza (MAR) DQ / 8:00   Hans Kiss (AUT) 0 0
4 4   Stanisław Krzesiński (POL) DQ / 5:15   Mikko Huhtala (FIN) 0 0
1 1   Idalberto Barban (CUB) 13 - 10   John Matthews (USA) 3 3
4 4   Klaus-Peter Göpfert (GDR) DQ / 8:17   Vítězslav Mácha (TCH) 0 0
0 0   Petros Galaktopoulos (GRE) TF / 4:54   Brian Renken (CAN) 4 4
0 0   Yanko Chopov (BUL) DQ / 7:54   Mihály Toma (HUN) 4 4
4 4   Karl-Heinz Helbing (FRG) DQ / 7:56   Anatoly Bykov (URS) 0 0

Round 2Edit

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
4 4   Yasuo Nagatomo (JPN) DQ / 6:50   Gheorghe Ciobotaru (ROU) 0 4
4 0   Jan Karlsson (SWE) TF / 2:40   Hans Kiss (AUT) 4 4
4 0   Stanisław Krzesiński (POL) DQ / 7:53   Idalberto Barbán (CUB) 4 5
0 0   Mikko Huhtala (FIN) DQ / 4:24   John Matthews (USA) 4 7
5 1   Klaus-Peter Göpfert (GDR) 9 - 6   Petros Galaktopoulos (GRE) 3 3
0 0   Vítězslav Mácha (TCH) DQ / 6:57   Brian Renken (CAN) 4 8
4 4   Yanko Chopov (BUL) D1 / 4:34   Karl-Heinz Helbing (FRG) 2 6
8 4   Mihály Toma (HUN) DQ / 7:44   Anatoly Bykov (URS) 0 0
4   Jamtsyn Davaajav (MGL) DNA
4   Brahim Toughza (MAR) DNA

Round 3Edit

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
7 3   Yasuo Nagatomo (JPN) 5 - 10   Jan Karlsson (SWE) 1 5
4 0   Gheorghe Ciobotaru (ROU) TF / 5:41   Hans Kiss (AUT) 4 8
8 4   Stanisław Krzesiński (POL) TF / 1:14   Klaus-Peter Göpfert (GDR) 0 5
0.5 0.5   Mikko Huhtala (FIN) 12 - 3   Idalberto Barbán (CUB) 3.5 8.5
0.5 0.5   Vítězslav Mácha (TCH) 12 - 2   Yanko Chopov (BUL) 3.5 7.5
7 4   Petros Galaktopoulos (GRE) TF / 3:55   Karl-Heinz Helbing (FRG) 0 6
0   Anatoly Bykov (URS) Bye

Round 4Edit

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
1 1   Anatoly Bykov (URS) 7 - 6   Gheorghe Ciobotaru (ROU) 3 7
8 3   Jan Karlsson (SWE) 5 - 9   Klaus-Peter Göpfert (GDR) 1 6
3.5 3   Mikko Huhtala (FIN) 3 - 4   Vítězslav Mácha (TCH) 1 1.5
6   Karl-Heinz Helbing (FRG) Bye

Round 5Edit

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
6 0   Karl-Heinz Helbing (FRG) TF / 2:09   Mikko Huhtala (FIN) 4 7.5
1 0   Anatoly Bykov (URS) DQ / 8:54   Klaus-Peter Göpfert (GDR) 4 10
1.5   Vítězslav Mácha (TCH) Bye

FinalEdit

Results from the preliminary round are carried forward into the final (shown in yellow).

TPP MPP Score MPP TPP
4   Karl-Heinz Helbing (FRG) DQ / 7:56   Anatoly Bykov (URS) 0
0   Vítězslav Mácha (TCH) DQ / 8:52   Karl-Heinz Helbing (FRG) 4 8
1 1   Anatoly Bykov (URS) 7 - 3   Vítězslav Mácha (TCH) 3 3

Final standingsEdit

  1.   Anatoly Bykov (URS)
  2.   Vítězslav Mácha (TCH)
  3.   Karl-Heinz Helbing (FRG)
  4.   Mikko Huhtala (FIN)
  5.   Klaus-Peter Göpfert (GDR)
  6.   Gheorghe Ciobotaru (ROU)
  7.   Jan Karlsson (SWE)
  8.   Petros Galaktopoulos (GRE)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wrestling at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman". Sports Reference. Retrieved 9 April 2019.

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