Wrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Wrestling
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Wrestling pictogram.svg
VenueCentre Pierre Charbonneau
Dates20–31 July
Competitors331 from 41 nations
← 1972
1980 →

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.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Freestyle[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Hasan Isaev
 Bulgaria
Roman Dmitriyev
 Soviet Union
Akira Kudo
 Japan
52 kg
details
Yuji Takada
 Japan
Alexander Ivanov
 Soviet Union
Jeon Hae-Sup
 South Korea
57 kg
details
Vladimir Yumin
 Soviet Union
Hans-Dieter Brüchert
 East Germany
Masao Arai
 Japan
62 kg
details
Yang Jung-Mo
 South Korea
Zevegiin Oidov
 Mongolia
Gene Davis
 United States
68 kg
details
Pavel Pinigin
 Soviet Union
Lloyd Keaser
 United States
Yasaburo Sugawara
 Japan
74 kg
details
Jiichiro Date
 Japan
Mansour Barzegar
 Iran
Stanley Dziedzic
 United States
82 kg
details
John Peterson
 United States
Viktor Novozhilov
 Soviet Union
Adolf Seger
 West Germany
90 kg
details
Levan Tediashvili
 Soviet Union
Ben Peterson
 United States
Stelică Morcov
 Romania
100 kg
details
Ivan Yarygin
 Soviet Union
Russell Hellickson
 United States
Dimo Kostov
 Bulgaria
+100 kg
details
Soslan Andiyev
 Soviet Union
József Balla
 Hungary
Ladislau Şimon
 Romania

Greco-Roman[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Alexei Shumakov
 Soviet Union
Gheorghe Berceanu
 Romania
Stefan Angelov
 Bulgaria
52 kg
details
Vitali Konstantinov
 Soviet Union
Nicu Gingă
 Romania
Koichiro Hirayama
 Japan
57 kg
details
Pertti Ukkola
 Finland
Ivan Frgić
 Yugoslavia
Farhat Mustafin
 Soviet Union
62 kg
details
Kazimierz Lipień
 Poland
Nelson Davidyan
 Soviet Union
László Réczi
 Hungary
68 kg
details
Suren Nalbandyan
 Soviet Union
Ștefan Rusu
 Romania
Heinz-Helmut Wehling
 East Germany
74 kg
details
Anatoly Bykov
 Soviet Union
Vítězslav Mácha
 Czechoslovakia
Karl-Heinz Helbing
 West Germany
82 kg
details
Momir Petković
 Yugoslavia
Vladimir Cheboksarov
 Soviet Union
Ivan Kolev
 Bulgaria
90 kg
details
Valery Rezantsev
 Soviet Union
Stoyan Ivanov
 Bulgaria
Czesław Kwieciński
 Poland
100 kg
details
Nikolai Balboshin
 Soviet Union
Kamen Goranov
 Bulgaria
Andrzej Skrzydlewski
 Poland
+100 kg
details
Alexander Kolchinsky
 Soviet Union
Aleksandar Tomov
 Bulgaria
Roman Codreanu
 Romania

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union (URS)125118
2 Japan (JPN)2046
3 Bulgaria (BUL)1337
4 United States (USA)1326
5 Yugoslavia (YUG)1102
6 Poland (POL)1023
7 South Korea (KOR)1012
8 Finland (FIN)1001
9 Romania (ROU)0336
10 East Germany (GDR)0112
 Hungary (HUN)0112
12 Czechoslovakia (TCH)0101
 Iran (IRI)0101
 Mongolia (MGL)0101
15 West Germany (FRG)0022
Totals (15 nations)20202060

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 330 wrestlers from 41 nations competed at the Montreal Games:[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wrestling at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 April 2019.

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