Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's freestyle 57 kg

The Men's Freestyle 57 kilograms at the 1996 Summer Olympics as part of the wrestling program were held at the Georgia World Congress Center from July 30 to July 31. The gold and silver medalists were determined by the final match of the main single-elimination bracket. The losers advanced to the repechage. These matches determined the bronze medalist for the event.[1]

Men's freestyle 57 kg
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueGeorgia World Congress Center
Dates30–31 July
Competitors21 from 21 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Kendall Cross  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Guivi Sissaouri  Canada
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Ri Yong-sam  North Korea
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ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

Score CP
1/16 finals
  Mohammad Talaei (IRI) 4–1   Arif Abdullayev (AZE) 3–1 PP
  Damir Zakhartdinov (UZB) 5–3   Aslanbek Fidarov (UKR) 3–1 PP
  Nazim Alidjanov (MDA) 8–10   Artur Fyodorov (KAZ) 1–3 PP
  Tserenbaataryn Tsogtbayar (MGL) 3–8   Guivi Sissaouri (CAN) 1–3 PP
  Bagavdin Umakhanov (RUS) 4–0   Michele Liuzzi (ITA) 3–0 PO
  Bogdan Ciufulescu (ROM) 0–10   Sanshiro Abe (JPN) 0–4 ST
  Kendall Cross (USA) 10–0   Talata Embalo (GBS) 4–0 ST
  Ri Yong-sam (PRK) 3–0   Harun Doğan (TUR) 3–0 PO
  Cory O'Brien (AUS) 0–10   Serafim Barzakov (BUL) 0–4 ST
  Alejandro Puerto (CUB) 3–4   Šaban Trstena (MKD) 1–3 PP
  Aleksandr Guzov (BLR) Bye

Round 2Edit

Score CP
1/8 finals
  Aleksandr Guzov (BLR) 5–3   Mohammad Talaei (IRI) 3–1 PP
  Damir Zakhartdinov (UZB) 3–1   Artur Fyodorov (KAZ) 3–1 PP
  Guivi Sissaouri (CAN) 1–1   Bagavdin Umakhanov (RUS) 3–1 PP
  Sanshiro Abe (JPN) 2–4   Kendall Cross (USA) 1–3 PP
  Ri Yong-sam (PRK) 5–1   Serafim Barzakov (BUL) 3–1 PP
  Šaban Trstena (MKD) Bye
Repechage
  Arif Abdullayev (AZE) 11–0   Aslanbek Fidarov (UKR) 4–0 ST
  Nazim Alidjanov (MDA) 7–6   Tserenbaataryn Tsogtbayar (MGL) 3–1 PP
  Michele Liuzzi (ITA) 5–1   Bogdan Ciufulescu (ROM) 3–1 PP
  Talata Embalo (GBS) 0–3 Fall   Harun Doğan (TUR) 0–4 TO
  Cory O'Brien (AUS) 1–9   Alejandro Puerto (CUB) 1–3 PP

Round 3Edit

Score CP
Quarterfinals
  Šaban Trstena (MKD) 7–3   Aleksandr Guzov (BLR) 3–1 PP
  Damir Zakhartdinov (UZB) 0–8   Guivi Sissaouri (CAN) 0–3 PO
  Kendall Cross (USA) Bye
  Ri Yong-sam (PRK) Bye
Repechage
  Arif Abdullayev (AZE) 4–3   Nazim Alidjanov (MDA) 3–1 PP
  Michele Liuzzi (ITA) 0–4   Harun Doğan (TUR) 0–3 PO
  Alejandro Puerto (CUB) 0–5   Mohammad Talaei (IRI) 0–3 PO
  Artur Fyodorov (KAZ) 2–5   Bagavdin Umakhanov (RUS) 1–3 PP
  Sanshiro Abe (JPN) 5–3   Serafim Barzakov (BUL) 3–1 PP

Round 4Edit

Score CP
Semifinals
  Šaban Trstena (MKD) 1–4   Guivi Sissaouri (CAN) 1–3 PP
  Kendall Cross (USA) 12–2   Ri Yong-sam (PRK) 4–1 SP
Repechage
  Arif Abdullayev (AZE) 1–3   Harun Doğan (TUR) 1–3 PP
  Mohammad Talaei (IRI) 1–0   Bagavdin Umakhanov (RUS) 3–0 PO
  Sanshiro Abe (JPN) 5–6   Aleksandr Guzov (BLR) 1–3 PP
  Damir Zakhartdinov (UZB) Bye

Round 5Edit

Score CP
Repechage
  Damir Zakhartdinov (UZB) 2–4   Mohammad Talaei (IRI) 1–3 PP
  Harun Doğan (TUR) 3–0   Aleksandr Guzov (BLR) 3–0 PO

Round 6Edit

Score CP
Repechage
  Šaban Trstena (MKD) 2–3   Harun Doğan (TUR) 1–3 PP
  Mohammad Talaei (IRI) 0–4 Fall   Ri Yong-sam (PRK) 0–4 TO

FinalsEdit

Score CP
Classification 7th–8th
  Damir Zakhartdinov (UZB) 2–3   Aleksandr Guzov (BLR) 1–3 PP
Classification 5th–6th
  Šaban Trstena (MKD) 4–3   Mohammad Talaei (IRI) 3–1 PP
Bronze medal match
  Harun Doğan (TUR) 0–3   Ri Yong-sam (PRK) 0–3 PO
Gold medal match
  Guivi Sissaouri (CAN) 3–5   Kendall Cross (USA) 1–3 PP

Final standingEdit

Rank Athlete
    Kendall Cross (USA)
    Guivi Sissaouri (CAN)
    Ri Yong-sam (PRK)
4   Harun Doğan (TUR)
5   Šaban Trstena (MKD)
6   Mohammad Talaei (IRI)
7   Aleksandr Guzov (BLR)
8   Damir Zakhartdinov (UZB)
9   Sanshiro Abe (JPN)
10   Arif Abdullayev (AZE)
11   Bagavdin Umakhanov (RUS)
12   Serafim Barzakov (BUL)
13   Artur Fyodorov (KAZ)
14   Nazim Alidjanov (MDA)
15   Alejandro Puerto (CUB)
16   Michele Liuzzi (ITA)
17   Tserenbaataryn Tsogtbayar (MGL)
18   Aslanbek Fidarov (UKR)
19   Cory O'Brien (AUS)
19   Bogdan Ciufulescu (ROM)
21   Talata Embalo (GBS)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wrestling at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2019.

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