Wrestling at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Wrestling at the 2000 Summer Olympics took place in the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre and was split into two disciplines, Freestyle and Greco-Roman which are further divided into different weight categories. The freestyle competitions were held from 28 September to 1 October, and the Greco-Roman events were held from 24 to 27 September. In the freestyle 76 kg Alexander Leipold of Germany originally placed first, but was disqualified after he tested positive for Nandrolone.[1]

Wrestling
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
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VenueSydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dates28 September – 1 October 2000
No. of events16
Competitors314 from 55 nations
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QualificationEdit

MedalistsEdit

FreestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
54 kg
details
Namig Abdullayev
  Azerbaijan
Sammie Henson
  United States
Amiran Kardanov
  Greece
58 kg
details
Alireza Dabir
  Iran
Yevhen Buslovych
  Ukraine
Terry Brands
  United States
63 kg
details
Murad Umakhanov
  Russia
Serafim Barzakov
  Bulgaria
Jang Jae-sung
  South Korea
69 kg
details
Daniel Igali
  Canada
Arsen Gitinov
  Russia
Lincoln McIlravy
  United States
76 kg
details
Brandon Slay
  United States
Moon Eui-jae
  South Korea
Adem Bereket
  Turkey
85 kg
details
Adam Saitiev
  Russia
Yoel Romero
  Cuba
Magomed Ibragimov
  Macedonia
97 kg
details
Sagid Murtazaliev
  Russia
Islam Bayramukov
  Kazakhstan
Eldar Kurtanidze
  Georgia
130 kg
details
David Musulbes
  Russia
Artur Taymazov
  Uzbekistan
Alexis Rodríguez
  Cuba

Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
54 kg
details
Sim Kwon-ho
  South Korea
Lázaro Rivas
  Cuba
Kang Yong-gyun
  North Korea
58 kg
details
Armen Nazaryan
  Bulgaria
Kim In-sub
  South Korea
Sheng Zetian
  China
63 kg
details
Varteres Samurgashev
  Russia
Juan Marén
  Cuba
Akaki Chachua
  Georgia
69 kg
details
Filiberto Azcuy
  Cuba
Katsuhiko Nagata
  Japan
Aleksey Glushkov
  Russia
76 kg
details
Murat Kardanov
  Russia
Matt Lindland
  United States
Marko Yli-Hannuksela
  Finland
85 kg
details
Hamza Yerlikaya
  Turkey
Sándor Bárdosi
  Hungary
Mukhran Vakhtangadze
  Georgia
97 kg
details
Mikael Ljungberg
  Sweden
Davyd Saldadze
  Ukraine
Garrett Lowney
  United States
130 kg
details
Rulon Gardner
  United States
Aleksandr Karelin
  Russia
Dmitry Debelka
  Belarus

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)6219
2  United States (USA)2237
3  Cuba (CUB)1315
4  South Korea (KOR)1214
5  Bulgaria (BUL)1102
6  Turkey (TUR)1012
7  Azerbaijan (AZE)1001
  Canada (CAN)1001
  Iran (IRI)1001
  Sweden (SWE)1001
11  Ukraine (UKR)0202
12  Hungary (HUN)0101
  Japan (JPN)0101
  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0101
  Uzbekistan (UZB)0101
16  Georgia (GEO)0033
17  Belarus (BLR)0011
  China (CHN)0011
  Finland (FIN)0011
  Greece (GRE)0011
  Macedonia (MKD)0011
  North Korea (PRK)0011
Totals (22 nations)16161648

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 314 wrestlers from 55 nations competed at the Sydney Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wrestling at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 5 May 2019.

External linksEdit