Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's Greco-Roman 130 kg

The Men's Greco-Roman 130 kg at the 1988 Summer Olympics as part of the wrestling program were held at the Sangmu Gymnasium, Seongnam from September 20 to September 22. The wrestlers are divided into 2 groups. The winner of each group decided by a double-elimination system.[1]

Men's Greco-Roman 130 kg
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueSangmu Gymnasium
Dates20–21 September
Competitors16 from 16 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Aleksandr Karelin  Soviet Union
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Rangel Gerovski  Bulgaria
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Tomas Johansson  Sweden
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MedalistsEdit

Gold Aleksandr Karelin
  Soviet Union
Silver Rangel Gerovski
  Bulgaria
Bronze Tomas Johansson
  Sweden

ResultsEdit

Legend
  • FR — Won by forfeit
  • D2 — Both wrestlers disqualified for passivity
  • DQ — Disqualification from the entire competition
  • P0 — Won by passivity, scoring zero points
  • P1 — Won by passivity, while leading by 1–11 points margin
  • PA — Win by injury default or withdrawal
  • PO — Win by decision (1–11 points margin) and loser has no technical points
  • PP — Win by decision (1–11 points margin) and loser has technical points
  • PS — Won by passivity, while leading by 12–14 points margin
  • SO — Win by superiority (12–14 points margin) and loser has no technical points
  • SP — Win by superiority (12–14 points margin) and loser has technical points
  • ST — Win by technical superiority (15 points margin)
  • TF — Win by fall
  • CP — Classification points

Eliminatory roundEdit

Group AEdit

Score CP
Round 1
  Duane Koslowski (USA) 5–3   Alexander Neumüller (AUT) 3–1 PP
  Khodr Bechara (LIB) 0:30   Lubomír David (TCH) 0–4 TF
  László Klauz (HUN) 5:30   Fritz Gerdsmeier (FRG) 3–0 P1
  Aleksandr Karelin (URS) 4:00   Tomas Johansson (SWE) 3–0 P1
Round 2
  Duane Koslowski (USA) 1:12   Khodr Bechara (LIB) 4–0 TF
  Alexander Neumüller (AUT) 3:44   Lubomír David (TCH) 4–0 PA
  László Klauz (HUN) 4:43   Aleksandr Karelin (URS) 0–3 P1
  Fritz Gerdsmeier (FRG) 1–2   Tomas Johansson (SWE) 1–3 PP
Round 3
  Duane Koslowski (USA) 0–2   László Klauz (HUN) 0–3 PO
  Alexander Neumüller (AUT) 4:10   Aleksandr Karelin (URS) 0–4 TF
  Tomas Johansson (SWE) Bye
Round 4
  Tomas Johansson (SWE) 2–1   László Klauz (HUN) 3–1 PP
  Duane Koslowski (USA) 0–15   Aleksandr Karelin (URS) 0–4 ST
Athlete L R CP TB
  Aleksandr Karelin (URS) 0 14 3
  Tomas Johansson (SWE) 1 6 0
  László Klauz (HUN) 2 4 7 3
  Duane Koslowski (USA) 2 4 7 0
  Alexander Neumüller (AUT) 2 3 5
  Lubomír David (TCH) 1 2 4
  Fritz Gerdsmeier (FRG) 2 2 1
  Khodr Bechara (LIB) 2 2 0

Group BEdit

Score CP
Round 1
  Hassan El-Hadad (EGY) 2:09   Navind Ramsaran (MRI) 4–0 TF
  Farhan Jassim (IRQ) 3:51   Kazuya Deguchi (JPN) 0–3 P1
  Rangel Gerovski (BUL) 5:44   Dan Payne (CAN) 3–0 P1
  Fabio Valguarnera (ITA) 5:49   Roman Wrocławski (POL) 0–0 D2
Round 2
  Hassan El-Hadad (EGY) 4:16   Farhan Jassim (IRQ) 3–0 P1
  Navind Ramsaran (MRI) 0:48   Kazuya Deguchi (JPN) 0–4 TF
  Rangel Gerovski (BUL) 5:27   Fabio Valguarnera (ITA) 3–0 P1
  Dan Payne (CAN) 4:19   Roman Wrocławski (POL) 0–4 TF
Round 3
  Hassan El-Hadad (EGY) 2:14   Kazuya Deguchi (JPN) 4–0 TF
  Rangel Gerovski (BUL) 4:23   Roman Wrocławski (POL) 3–0 P1
Round 4
  Hassan El-Hadad (EGY) 0–5   Rangel Gerovski (BUL) 0–3 PO
  Kazuya Deguchi (JPN) Bye
Round 5
  Kazuya Deguchi (JPN) 0–14   Rangel Gerovski (BUL) 0–3.5 SO
  Hassan El-Hadad (EGY) Bye
Athlete L R CP TB
  Rangel Gerovski (BUL) 0 15.5 6.5
  Hassan El-Hadad (EGY) 1 11 4
  Kazuya Deguchi (JPN) 2 7 0
  Roman Wrocławski (POL) 2 3 4
  Dan Payne (CAN) 2 2 0
  Fabio Valguarnera (ITA) 2 2 0
  Farhan Jassim (IRQ) 2 2 0
  Navind Ramsaran (MRI) 2 2 0

FinalsEdit

Score CP
7th place match
  Duane Koslowski (USA)   Roman Wrocławski (POL) 0–4 FR
5th place match
  László Klauz (HUN) 5:00   Kazuya Deguchi (JPN) 3.5–0 PS
Bronze medal match
  Tomas Johansson (SWE) 5:04   Hassan El-Hadad (EGY) 3–0 P1
Gold medal match
  Aleksandr Karelin (URS) 5–3   Rangel Gerovski (BUL) 3–1 PP

Final standingEdit

Rank Athlete
    Aleksandr Karelin (URS)
    Rangel Gerovski (BUL)
    Tomas Johansson (SWE)
4   Hassan El-Hadad (EGY)
5   László Klauz (HUN)
6   Kazuya Deguchi (JPN)
7   Roman Wrocławski (POL)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wrestling at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's Super-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 20 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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