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Wrestling at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's Greco-Roman 59 kg

Men's Greco-Roman 59 kg competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, took place on August 14 at the Carioca Arena 2 in Barra da Tijuca.[1]

Men's Greco-Roman 59 kg
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Restling at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's Greco-Roman 59 kg.jpg
VenueCarioca Arena 2
Date14 August
Competitors19 from 19 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Ismael Borrero  Cuba
2nd, silver medalist(s) Shinobu Ota  Japan
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Elmurat Tasmuradov  Uzbekistan
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Stig-André Berge  Norway
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This Greco-Roman wrestling competition consists of a single-elimination tournament, with a repechage used to determine the winner of two bronze medals. The two finalists face off for gold and silver medals. Each wrestler who loses to one of the two finalists moves into the repechage, culminating in a pair of bronze medal matches featuring the semifinal losers each facing the remaining repechage opponent from their half of the bracket.

Each bout consists of a single round within a six-minute limit. The wrestler who scores more points in each round is the winner of that rounds; the bout ends when one wrestler has won two rounds (and thus the match).

The medals for the competition were presented by Nenad Lalović, IOC member, Serbia, and the gifts were presented by Namig Aliyev, United World Wrestling bureau member.


All times are Time in Brazil (UTC−03:00)

Date Time Event
14 August 2016 10:00 Qualification rounds
16:00 Repechage
17:00 Finals



  Ismael Borrero (CUB) 8
  Shinobu Ota (JPN) 0

Top halfEdit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals
          Ismael Borrero (CUB) 6  
          Arsen Eraliev (KGZ) 3  
            Ismael Borrero (CUB) 8  
            Wang Lumin (CHN) 0  
          Andrés Montaño (ECU) 0  
          Wang Lumin (CHN) 8  
            Ismael Borrero (CUB) 4
            Elmurat Tasmuradov (UZB) 1
          Yun Won-chol (PRK) 8  
          Haithem Mahmoud (EGY) 3  
            Yun Won-chol (PRK) 0  
            Elmurat Tasmuradov (UZB) 9  
          Elmurat Tasmuradov (UZB) 7      
          Kristijan Fris (SRB) 2      

Bottom halfEdit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals
          Rovshan Bayramov (AZE) 8  
          Raiber Rodríguez (VEN) 0  
            Rovshan Bayramov (AZE) 9  
            Jesse Thielke (USA) 0  
          Mehdi Messaoudi (MAR) 0  
          Jesse Thielke (USA) 8  
            Rovshan Bayramov (AZE) 2
            Shinobu Ota (JPN) 4F
          Soslan Daurov (BLR) 0  
  Stig-André Berge (NOR) 2       Stig-André Berge (NOR) 3  
  Lee Jung-baik (KOR) 0         Stig-André Berge (NOR) 0  
  Shinobu Ota (JPN) 5         Shinobu Ota (JPN) 4  
  Hamid Sourian (IRI) 4       Shinobu Ota (JPN) 6      
  Almat Kebispayev (KAZ) 4       Almat Kebispayev (KAZ) 0      
  Ibragim Labazanov (RUS) 0  


Repechage round 1 Repechage round 2 Bronze medals
        Arsen Eraliev (KGZ) 4     Arsen Eraliev (KGZ) 8
        Wang Lumin (CHN) 2     Elmurat Tasmuradov (UZB) 13
  Hamid Sourian (IRI) 7     Almat Kebispayev (KAZ) 0     Stig-André Berge (NOR) 1
  Almat Kebispayev (KAZ) 6F     Stig-André Berge (NOR) 2     Rovshan Bayramov (AZE) 1

Final standingEdit

Rank Athlete
    Ismael Borrero (CUB)
    Shinobu Ota (JPN)
    Elmurat Tasmuradov (UZB)
    Stig-André Berge (NOR)
5   Arsen Eraliev (KGZ)
5   Rovshan Bayramov (AZE)
7   Almat Kebispayev (KAZ)
8   Wang Lumin (CHN)
9   Jesse Thielke (USA)
10   Yun Won-chol (PRK)
11   Hamid Sourian (IRI)
12   Haithem Mahmoud (EGY)
13   Kristijan Fris (SRB)
14   Lee Jung-baik (KOR)
15   Soslan Daurov (BLR)
16   Ibragim Labazanov (RUS)
16   Mehdi Messaoudi (MAR)
16   Andrés Montaño (ECU)
19   Raiber Rodríguez (VEN)


  1. ^ "Wrestling: Men's Greco-Roman 59kg Standings". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 22 September 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2016.

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