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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 →

Contents

Medal summaryEdit

FreestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
  Claudio Pollio (ITA)   Jang Se-Hong (PRK)   Sergei Kornilayev (URS)
52 kg
details
  Anatoli Beloglazov (URS)   Władysław Stecyk (POL)   Nermedin Selimov (BUL)
57 kg
details
  Sergei Beloglazov (URS)   Li Ho-Pyong (PRK)   Dugarsürengiin Oyuunbold (MGL)
62 kg
details
  Magomedgasan Abushev (URS)   Miho Dukov (BUL)   Georgios Hatziioannidis (GRE)
68 kg
details
  Saipulla Absaidov (URS)   Ivan Yankov (BUL)   Šaban Sejdi (YUG)
74 kg
details
  Valentin Raychev (BUL)   Jamtsyn Davaajav (MGL)   Dan Karabin (TCH)
82 kg
details
  Ismail Abilov (BUL)   Magomedkhan Aratsilov (URS)   István Kovács (HUN)
90 kg
details
  Sanasar Oganisyan (URS)   Uwe Neupert (GDR)   Aleksander Cichoń (POL)
100 kg
details
  Illya Mate (URS)   Slavcho Chervenkov (BUL)   Július Strnisko (TCH)
+100 kg
details
  Soslan Andiyev (URS)   József Balla (HUN)   Adam Sandurski (POL)

Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
  Zhaqsylyq Üshkempirov (URS)   Constantin Alexandru (ROU)   Ferenc Seres (HUN)
52 kg
details
  Vakhtang Blagidze (URS)   Lajos Rácz (HUN)   Mladen Mladenov (BUL)
57 kg
details
  Shamil Serikov (URS)   Józef Lipień (POL)   Benni Ljungbeck (SWE)
62 kg
details
  Stelios Mygiakis (GRE)   István Tóth (HUN)   Boris Kramarenko (URS)
68 kg
details
  Ștefan Rusu (ROU)   Andrzej Supron (POL)   Lars-Erik Skiöld (SWE)
74 kg
details
  Ferenc Kocsis (HUN)   Anatoly Bykov (URS)   Mikko Huhtala (FIN)
82 kg
details
  Gennadi Korban (URS)   Jan Dołgowicz (POL)   Pavel Pavlov (BUL)
90 kg
details
  Norbert Növényi (HUN)   Ihar Kanyhin (URS)   Petre Dicu (ROU)
100 kg
details
  Georgi Raikov (BUL)   Roman Bierła (POL)   Vasile Andrei (ROU)
+100 kg
details
  Oleksandr Kolchynskyy (URS)   Aleksandar Tomov (BUL)   Hassan Bechara (LIB)
 
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. Retrieved 12 April 2019.

SourcesEdit