Wrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Wrestling
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
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Venue Centre Pierre Charbonneau
Dates 20 – 31 July
Competitors 330 from 41 nations
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At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, 20 wrestling events were contested, all for men only. There were 10 weight classes in each of the freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling disciplines.

Medal summary

Freestyle

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
 Hasan Isaev (BUL)  Roman Dmitriyev (URS)  Akira Kudo (JPN)
52 kg
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 Yuji Takada (JPN)  Alexander Ivanov (URS)  Jeon Hae-Sup (KOR)
57 kg
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 Vladimir Yumin (URS)  Hans-Dieter Brüchert (GDR)  Masao Arai (JPN)
62 kg
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 Yang Jung-Mo (KOR)  Zevegiin Oidov (MGL)  Gene Davis (USA)
68 kg
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 Pavel Pinigin (URS)  Lloyd Keaser (USA)  Yasaburo Sugawara (JPN)
74 kg
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 Jiichiro Date (JPN)  Mansour Barzegar (IRI)  Stanley Dziedzic (USA)
82 kg
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 John Peterson (USA)  Viktor Novozhilov (URS)  Adolf Seger (FRG)
90 kg
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 Levan Tediashvili (URS)  Ben Peterson (USA)  Stelică Morcov (ROU)
100 kg
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 Ivan Yarygin (URS)  Russell Hellickson (USA)  Dimo Kostov (BUL)
+100 kg
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 Soslan Andiyev (URS)  József Balla (HUN)  Ladislau Şimon (ROU)

Greco-Roman

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
 Alexei Shumakov (URS)  Gheorghe Berceanu (ROU)  Stefan Angelov (BUL)
52 kg
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 Vitali Konstantinov (URS)  Nicu Gingă (ROU)  Koichiro Hirayama (JPN)
57 kg
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 Pertti Ukkola (FIN)  Ivan Frgić (YUG)  Farhat Mustafin (URS)
62 kg
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 Kazimierz Lipień (POL)  Nelson Davidyan (URS)  László Réczi (HUN)
68 kg
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 Suren Nalbandyan (URS)  Ştefan Rusu (ROU)  Heinz-Helmut Wehling (GDR)
74 kg
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 Anatoly Bykov (URS)  Vítězslav Mácha (TCH)  Karl-Heinz Helbing (FRG)
82 kg
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 Momir Petković (YUG)  Vladimir Cheboksarov (URS)  Ivan Kolev (BUL)
90 kg
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 Valery Rezantsev (URS)  Stoyan Ivanov (BUL)  Czesław Kwieciński (POL)
100 kg
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 Nikolai Balboshin (URS)  Kamen Goranov (BUL)  Andrzej Skrzydlewski (POL)
+100 kg
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 Alexander Kolchinsky (URS)  Aleksandar Tomov (BUL)  Roman Codreanu (ROU)

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 12 5 1 18
2  Japan (JPN) 2 0 4 6
3  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 3 3 7
4  United States (USA) 1 3 2 6
5  Yugoslavia (YUG) 1 1 0 2
6  Poland (POL) 1 0 2 3
7  South Korea (KOR) 1 0 1 2
8  Finland (FIN) 1 0 0 1
9  Romania (ROU) 0 3 3 6
10  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 1 2
 East Germany (GDR) 0 1 1 2
12  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 1 0 1
 Iran (IRI) 0 1 0 1
 Mongolia (MGL) 0 1 0 1
15  West Germany (FRG) 0 0 2 2

Participating nations

A total of 331 wrestlers from 41 nations competed at the Montreal Games:

See also

References

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