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Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics

At the 1996 Summer Olympics, two different wrestling disciplines were contested: freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling.[1]

Wrestling
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Wrestling pictogram.svg
VenueGeorgia World Congress Center
Dates19 July – 2 August
Competitors401 from 75 nations
← 1992
2000 →

Medal summaryEdit

FreestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Kim Il
  North Korea
Armen Mkrtchyan
  Armenia
Alexis Vila
  Cuba
52 kg
details
Valentin Yordanov
  Bulgaria
Namig Abdullayev
  Azerbaijan
Maulen Mamyrov
  Kazakhstan
57 kg
details
Kendall Cross
  United States
Guivi Sissaouri
  Canada
Ri Yong-sam
  North Korea
62 kg
details
Tom Brands
  United States
Jang Jae-sung
  South Korea
Elbrus Tedeyev
  Ukraine
68 kg
details
Vadim Bogiyev
  Russia
Townsend Saunders
  United States
Zaza Zazirov
  Ukraine
74 kg
details
Buvaisar Saitiev
  Russia
Park Jang-soon
  South Korea
Takuya Ota
  Japan
82 kg
details
Khadzhimurad Magomedov
  Russia
Yang Hyun-mo
  South Korea
Amir Reza Khadem
  Iran
90 kg
details
Rasoul Khadem
  Iran
Makharbek Khadartsev
  Russia
Eldar Kurtanidze
  Georgia
100 kg
details
Kurt Angle
  United States
Abbas Jadidi
  Iran
Arawat Sabejew
  Germany
130 kg
details
Mahmut Demir
  Turkey
Aleksey Medvedev
  Belarus
Bruce Baumgartner
  United States

Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Sim Kwon-ho
  South Korea
Aleksandr Pavlov
  Belarus
Zafar Guliyev
  Russia
52 kg
details
Armen Nazaryan
  Armenia
Brandon Paulson
  United States
Andriy Kalashnykov
  Ukraine
57 kg
details
Yuriy Melnichenko
  Kazakhstan
Dennis Hall
  United States
Sheng Zetian
  China
62 kg
details
Włodzimierz Zawadzki
  Poland
Juan Marén
  Cuba
Mehmet Akif Pirim
  Turkey
68 kg
details
Ryszard Wolny
  Poland
Ghani Yalouz
  France
Aleksandr Tretyakov
  Russia
74 kg
details
Filiberto Azcuy
  Cuba
Marko Asell
  Finland
Józef Tracz
  Poland
82 kg
details
Hamza Yerlikaya
  Turkey
Thomas Zander
  Germany
Valery Tsilent
  Belarus
90 kg
details
Vyacheslav Oliynyk
  Ukraine
Jacek Fafiński
  Poland
Maik Bullmann
  Germany
100 kg
details
Andrzej Wroński
  Poland
Sergey Lishtvan
  Belarus
Mikael Ljungberg
  Sweden
130 kg
details
Aleksandr Karelin
  Russia
Matt Ghaffari
  United States
Sergei Mureiko
  Moldova

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)4127
2  United States (USA)3418
3  Poland (POL)3115
4  Turkey (TUR)2013
5  South Korea (KOR)1304
6  Cuba (CUB)1113
  Iran (IRI)1113
8  Armenia (ARM)1102
9  Ukraine (UKR)1034
10  Kazakhstan (KAZ)1012
  North Korea (PRK)1012
12  Bulgaria (BUL)1001
13  Belarus (BLR)0314
14  Germany (GER)0123
15  Azerbaijan (AZE)0101
  Canada (CAN)0101
  Finland (FIN)0101
  France (FRA)0101
19  China (CHN)0011
  Georgia (GEO)0011
  Japan (JPN)0011
  Moldova (MDA)0011
  Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (23 nations)20202060

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 401 wrestlers from 75 nations competed at the Atlanta Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wrestling at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 1 May 2019.

External linksEdit