Wrestling at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's freestyle 96 kg

The men's freestyle 96 kilograms at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the wrestling program were held at the Ano Liosia Olympic Hall, August 28 to August 29.

Men's freestyle 96 kg
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueAno Liosia Olympic Hall
Date28–29 August
Competitors21 from 21 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Khadzhimurat Gatsalov  Russia
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Magomed Ibragimov  Uzbekistan
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Alireza Heidari  Iran
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The competition held with an elimination system of three or four wrestlers in each pool, with the winners qualify for the quarterfinals, semifinals and final by way of direct elimination.

Future two division UFC champion Daniel Cormier competed in the tournament, finishing fourth.

ScheduleEdit

All times are Eastern European Summer Time (UTC+03:00)

Date Time Event
28 August 2004 09:30 Round 1
09:30 Round 2
17:30 Round 3
29 August 2004 09:30 Qualification
09:30 Semifinals
14:00 Finals

ResultsEdit

Legend

Elimination poolsEdit

Pool 1Edit

Pos Athlete Pld W L CP TP
1   Wang Yuanyuan (CHN) 2 1 1 4 5
2   Peter Pecha (SVK) 2 1 1 4 5
3   Alexandros Laliotis (GRE) 2 1 1 4 4
Score CP
  Wang Yuanyuan (CHN) 2–3   Alexandros Laliotis (GRE) 1–3 PP
  Peter Pecha (SVK) 1–3   Wang Yuanyuan (CHN) 1–3 PP
  Alexandros Laliotis (GRE) 1–4   Peter Pecha (SVK) 1–3 PP

Pool 2Edit

Pos Athlete Pld W L CP TP
1   Magomed Ibragimov (UZB) 2 2 0 6 7
2   Aleksey Krupnyakov (KGZ) 2 1 1 3 3
3   Krasimir Kochev (BUL) 2 0 2 1 2
Score CP
  Aleksey Krupnyakov (KGZ) 0–3   Magomed Ibragimov (UZB) 0–3 PO
  Krasimir Kochev (BUL) 2–3   Aleksey Krupnyakov (KGZ) 1–3 PP
  Magomed Ibragimov (UZB) 4–0   Krasimir Kochev (BUL) 3–0 PO

Pool 3Edit

Pos Athlete Pld W L CP TP
1   Rustam Aghayev (AZE) 2 2 0 7 18
2   Islam Bayramukov (KAZ) 2 1 1 4 9
3   Nico Jacobs (NAM) 2 0 2 1 1
Score CP
  Rustam Aghayev (AZE) 7–2   Islam Bayramukov (KAZ) 3–1 PP
  Nico Jacobs (NAM) 0–11   Rustam Aghayev (AZE) 0–4 ST
  Islam Bayramukov (KAZ) 7–1   Nico Jacobs (NAM) 3–1 PP

Pool 4Edit

Pos Athlete Pld W L CP TP
1   Alireza Heidari (IRI) 2 2 0 7 13
2   Eldar Kurtanidze (GEO) 2 1 1 5 8
3   Antoine Jaoude (BRA) 2 0 2 0 0
Score CP
  Eldar Kurtanidze (GEO) 2–3   Alireza Heidari (IRI) 1–3 PP
  Antoine Jaoude (BRA) 0–6 Fall   Eldar Kurtanidze (GEO) 0–4 TO
  Alireza Heidari (IRI) 10–0   Antoine Jaoude (BRA) 4–0 ST

Pool 5Edit

Pos Athlete Pld W L CP TP
1   Khadzhimurat Gatsalov (RUS) 2 2 0 6 6
2   Vadim Tasoyev (UKR) 2 1 1 3 6
3   Rolf Scherrer (SUI) 2 0 2 2 2
Score CP
  Rolf Scherrer (SUI) 1–6   Vadim Tasoyev (UKR) 1–3 PP
  Khadzhimurat Gatsalov (RUS) 3–1   Rolf Scherrer (SUI) 3–1 PP
  Vadim Tasoyev (UKR) 0–3   Khadzhimurat Gatsalov (RUS) 0–3 PO

Pool 6Edit

Pos Athlete Pld W L CP TP
1   Aleksandr Shemarov (BLR) 2 2 0 6 8
2   Fatih Çakıroğlu (TUR) 2 1 1 5 5
3   Tüvshintöriin Enkhtuyaa (MGL) 2 0 2 0 0
Score CP
  Fatih Çakıroğlu (TUR) 4–0 Fall   Tüvshintöriin Enkhtuyaa (MGL) 4–0 TO
  Aleksandr Shemarov (BLR) 3–1   Fatih Çakıroğlu (TUR) 3–1 PP
  Tüvshintöriin Enkhtuyaa (MGL) 0–5   Aleksandr Shemarov (BLR) 0–3 PO

Pool 7Edit

Pos Athlete Pld W L CP TP
1   Daniel Cormier (USA) 2 2 0 6 19
2   Bartłomiej Bartnicki (POL) 2 1 1 4 5
3   Radovan Valach (AUT) 2 0 2 1 1
Score CP
  Radovan Valach (AUT) 0–9   Daniel Cormier (USA) 0–3 PO
  Bartłomiej Bartnicki (POL) 4–1   Radovan Valach (AUT) 3–1 PP
  Daniel Cormier (USA) 10–1   Bartłomiej Bartnicki (POL) 3–1 PP

Knockout roundEdit

Qualification Semifinals Gold medal match
  Wang Yuanyuan (CHN) 1
  Magomed Ibragimov (UZB) 4   Magomed Ibragimov (UZB) 6
  Rustam Aghayev (AZE) 0   Alireza Heidari (IRI) 4
  Alireza Heidari (IRI) 5   Magomed Ibragimov (UZB) 1
  Khadzhimurat Gatsalov (RUS) 3   Khadzhimurat Gatsalov (RUS) 4
  Aleksandr Shemarov (BLR) 0   Khadzhimurat Gatsalov (RUS) 5
  Daniel Cormier (USA) 0
Bronze medal match
  Alireza Heidari (IRI) 3
  Daniel Cormier (USA) 2
Classification 5–6
  Wang Yuanyuan (CHN) 3
  Rustam Aghayev (AZE) 3F

Final standingEdit

Rank Athlete
    Khadzhimurat Gatsalov (RUS)
    Magomed Ibragimov (UZB)
    Alireza Heidari (IRI)
4   Daniel Cormier (USA)
5   Rustam Aghayev (AZE)
6   Wang Yuanyuan (CHN)
7   Aleksandr Shemarov (BLR)
8   Eldar Kurtanidze (GEO)
9   Fatih Çakıroğlu (TUR)
10   Islam Bayramukov (KAZ)
11   Bartłomiej Bartnicki (POL)
12   Peter Pecha (SVK)
13   Alexandros Laliotis (GRE)
14   Vadim Tasoyev (UKR)
15   Aleksey Krupnyakov (KGZ)
16   Rolf Scherrer (SUI)
17   Krasimir Kochev (BUL)
18   Nico Jacobs (NAM)
19   Radovan Valach (AUT)
20   Antoine Jaoude (BRA)
21   Tüvshintöriin Enkhtuyaa (MGL)

ReferencesEdit