1955 World Wrestling Championships

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1955 World Championships
Host city West Germany Karlsruhe, West Germany
Dates April 21–25
Champions
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The 1955 World Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship were held in Karlsruhe, West Germany.

Medal table[edit]

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

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points
1  Soviet Union 41
2  Sweden 23
3  Turkey 19
4  Finland 15
5  Italy 14
6  Hungary 13

Medal summary[edit]

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
 Ignazio Fabra
Italy (ITA)
 Nail Garayev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Hüseyin Akbaş
Turkey (TUR)
Bantamweight
57 kg
 Vladimir Stashkevich
Soviet Union (URS)
 Yaşar Yılmaz
Turkey (TUR)
 Pietro Lombardi
Italy (ITA)
Featherweight
62 kg
 Imre Polyák
Hungary (HUN)
 Müzahir Sille
Turkey (TUR)
 Gunnar Håkansson
Sweden (SWE)
Lightweight
67 kg
 Grigory Gamarnik
Soviet Union (URS)
 Kyösti Lehtonen
Finland (FIN)
 Gustav Freij
Sweden (SWE)
Welterweight
73 kg
 Vladimir Maneyev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Anton Mackowiak
West Germany (FRG)
 Milorad Arsić
Yugoslavia (YUG)
Middleweight
79 kg
 Givi Kartozia
Soviet Union (URS)
 György Gurics
Hungary (HUN)
 Horst Heß
West Germany (FRG)
Light heavyweight
87 kg
 Valentin Nikolayev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Veikko Lahti
Finland (FIN)
 Karl-Erik Nilsson
Sweden (SWE)
Heavyweight
+87 kg
 Aleksandr Masur
Soviet Union (URS)
 Bertil Antonsson
Sweden (SWE)
 Hamit Kaplan
Turkey (TUR)

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