1951 World Wrestling Championships

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1951 World Championships
Host city Finland Helsinki, Finland
Dates April 26–29
Champions
Freestyle  Turkey

The 1951 World Freestyle Wrestling Championship were held in Helsinki, Finland.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Turkey 6 0 1 7
2  Sweden 2 1 3 6
3  Finland 0 4 0 4
4  Iran 0 2 2 4
5  Italy 0 1 1 2
6  West Germany 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 24

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's freestyle
Team Points
1  Turkey 41
2  Sweden 35
3  Finland 27
4  Iran 25

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
 Ali Yücel
Turkey (TUR)
 Mahmoud Mollaghasemi
Iran (IRI)
 Bengt Johansson
Sweden (SWE)
Bantamweight
57 kg
 Nasuh Akar
Turkey (TUR)
 Niilo Turkkila
Finland (FIN)
 Mehdi Yaghoubi
Iran (IRI)
Featherweight
62 kg
 Nurettin Zafer
Turkey (TUR)
 Ilmari Ruikka
Finland (FIN)
 Henry Holmberg
Sweden (SWE)
Lightweight
67 kg
 Olle Anderberg
Sweden (SWE)
 Garibaldo Nizzola
Italy (ITA)
 İbrahim Zengin
Turkey (TUR)
Welterweight
73 kg
 Celal Atik
Turkey (TUR)
 Aleksanteri Keisala
Finland (FIN)
 Abdollah Mojtabavi
Iran (IRI)
Middleweight
79 kg
 Haydar Zafer
Turkey (TUR)
 Gholamreza Takhti
Iran (IRI)
 Göte Ekström
Sweden (SWE)
Light heavyweight
87 kg
 Yaşar Doğu
Turkey (TUR)
 Viking Palm
Sweden (SWE)
 Max Leichter
West Germany (FRG)
Heavyweight
+87 kg
 Bertil Antonsson
Sweden (SWE)
 Pauli Riihimäki
Finland (FIN)
 Natale Vecchi
Italy (ITA)

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