1958 World Wrestling Championships

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1958 World Championships
Host city Hungary Budapest, Hungary
Dates July 21–24
Champions
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The 1958 World Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship was held in Budapest, Hungary.

Medal table[edit]

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

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points
1  Soviet Union 44
2  Turkey 26
3  Hungary 23

Medal summary[edit]

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
 Boris Gurevich
Soviet Union (URS)
 Sándor Kerekes
Hungary (HUN)
 Borivoje Vukov
Yugoslavia (YUG)
Bantamweight
57 kg
 Oleg Karavayev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Yaşar Yılmaz
Turkey (TUR)
 Lothar Fischer
East Germany (GDR)
Featherweight
62 kg
 Imre Polyák
Hungary (HUN)
 Müzahir Sille
Turkey (TUR)
 Vladimir Stashkevich
Soviet Union (URS)
Lightweight
67 kg
 Rıza Doğan
Turkey (TUR)
 Viktor Vasin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Gyula Tóth
Hungary (HUN)
Welterweight
73 kg
 Kazım Ayvaz
Turkey (TUR)
 Grigory Gamarnik
Soviet Union (URS)
 Valeriu Bularcă
Romania (ROU)
Middleweight
79 kg
 Givi Kartozia
Soviet Union (URS)
 Horst Heß
West Germany (FRG)
 Lothar Metz
East Germany (GDR)
Light heavyweight
87 kg
 Rostom Abashidze
Soviet Union (URS)
 György Gurics
Hungary (HUN)
 Rune Jansson
Sweden (SWE)
Heavyweight
+87 kg
 Ivan Bogdan
Soviet Union (URS)
 Lyutvi Ahmedov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Hamit Kaplan
Turkey (TUR)

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