Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics was represented by twenty events (all — men's individual). They were split into two disciplines (ten events each): Freestyle and Greco-Roman. All events were held in the Wrestling hall of the Sports Complex of the Central Sports Club of the Army (north-western part of Moscow) between 20 and 31 July.[1]

Wrestling
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
Wrestling Moscow 1980.jpg
VenueCSKA Sports Complex
Dates20–31 July
Competitors266 from 35 nations
← 1976
1984 →

Medal summaryEdit

FreestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Claudio Pollio
  Italy
Jang Se-Hong
  North Korea
Sergei Kornilayev
  Soviet Union
52 kg
details
Anatoli Beloglazov
  Soviet Union
Władysław Stecyk
  Poland
Nermedin Selimov
  Bulgaria
57 kg
details
Sergei Beloglazov
  Soviet Union
Li Ho-Pyong
  North Korea
Dugarsürengiin Oyuunbold
  Mongolia
62 kg
details
Magomedgasan Abushev
  Soviet Union
Miho Dukov
  Bulgaria
Georgios Hatziioannidis
  Greece
68 kg
details
Saipulla Absaidov
  Soviet Union
Ivan Yankov
  Bulgaria
Šaban Sejdi
  Yugoslavia
74 kg
details
Valentin Raychev
  Bulgaria
Jamtsyn Davaajav
  Mongolia
Dan Karabin
  Czechoslovakia
82 kg
details
Ismail Abilov
  Bulgaria
Magomedkhan Aratsilov
  Soviet Union
István Kovács
  Hungary
90 kg
details
Sanasar Oganisyan
  Soviet Union
Uwe Neupert
  East Germany
Aleksander Cichoń
  Poland
100 kg
details
Illya Mate
  Soviet Union
Slavcho Chervenkov
  Bulgaria
Július Strnisko
  Czechoslovakia
+100 kg
details
Soslan Andiyev
  Soviet Union
József Balla
  Hungary
Adam Sandurski
  Poland

Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Zhaqsylyq Üshkempirov
  Soviet Union
Constantin Alexandru
  Romania
Ferenc Seres
  Hungary
52 kg
details
Vakhtang Blagidze
  Soviet Union
Lajos Rácz
  Hungary
Mladen Mladenov
  Bulgaria
57 kg
details
Shamil Serikov
  Soviet Union
Józef Lipień
  Poland
Benni Ljungbeck
  Sweden
62 kg
details
Stelios Mygiakis
  Greece
István Tóth
  Hungary
Boris Kramarenko
  Soviet Union
68 kg
details
Ștefan Rusu
  Romania
Andrzej Supron
  Poland
Lars-Erik Skiöld
  Sweden
74 kg
details
Ferenc Kocsis
  Hungary
Anatoly Bykov
  Soviet Union
Mikko Huhtala
  Finland
82 kg
details
Gennadi Korban
  Soviet Union
Jan Dołgowicz
  Poland
Pavel Pavlov
  Bulgaria
90 kg
details
Norbert Növényi
  Hungary
Ihar Kanyhin
  Soviet Union
Petre Dicu
  Romania
100 kg
details
Georgi Raikov
  Bulgaria
Roman Bierła
  Poland
Vasile Andrei
  Romania
+100 kg
details
Oleksandr Kolchynskyy
  Soviet Union
Aleksandar Tomov
  Bulgaria
Hassan Bechara
  Lebanon
 
Illya Mate (USSR, in red) and Július Strnisko (Czechoslovakia, in blue) at the 1980 Summer Olympics. RIAN photo.
 
Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov (USSR, in red) and Pavel Hristov (Bulgaria, in blue) at the 1980 Summer Olympics. RIAN photo.

MedalsEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)123217
2  Bulgaria (BUL)34310
3  Hungary (HUN)2327
4  Romania (ROU)1124
5  Greece (GRE)1012
6  Italy (ITA)1001
7  Poland (POL)0527
8  North Korea (PRK)0202
9  Mongolia (MGL)0112
10  East Germany (GDR)0101
11  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0022
  Sweden (SWE)0022
13  Finland (FIN)0011
  Lebanon (LIB)0011
  Yugoslavia (YUG)0011
Totals (15 nations)20202060

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 266 wrestlers from 35 nations competed at the Moscow Games:[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wrestling at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2019.

SourcesEdit