1962 World Wrestling Championships

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1962 World Championships
Host city United States Toledo, United States
Dates June 21–27
Champions
Freestyle  Soviet Union
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The 1962 FILA Wrestling World Championships were held in Toledo, Ohio, United States.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 6 4 1 11
2  Turkey 3 1 5 9
3  Japan 2 2 1 5
4  Iran 2 2 0 4
5  Hungary 2 0 1 3
6  Bulgaria 1 4 0 5
7  Italy 0 1 1 2
8  Denmark 0 1 0 1
 Yugoslavia 0 1 0 1
10  United States 0 0 3 3
 West Germany 0 0 3 3
12  United Arab Republic 0 0 1 1
Total 16 16 16 48

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points Team Points
1  Soviet Union 29  Soviet Union 40
2  Japan 26.5  Turkey 31
3  Iran 25  Bulgaria 20.5
4  Turkey 21.5  Hungary 16
5  Bulgaria 19  West Germany 8.5
6  United States 15  Japan 8

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
 Ali Aliyev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Noriyuki Harada
Japan (JPN)
 Satılmış Tektaş
Turkey (TUR)
Bantamweight
57 kg
 Hüseyin Akbaş
Turkey (TUR)
 Masaaki Hatta
Japan (JPN)
 János Varga
Hungary (HUN)
Featherweight
63 kg
 Osamu Watanabe
Japan (JPN)
 Mohammad Khadem
Iran (IRI)
 Ewald Tauer
West Germany (FRG)
Lightweight
70 kg
 Enyu Valchev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Robert Dzhganadze
Soviet Union (URS)
 Osvaldo Ferrari
Italy (ITA)
Welterweight
78 kg
 Emam-Ali Habibi
Iran (IRI)
 Petko Dermendzhiev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 James Ferguson
United States (USA)
Middleweight
87 kg
 Mansour Mehdizadeh
Iran (IRI)
 Hasan Güngör
Turkey (TUR)
 Shunichi Kawano
Japan (JPN)
Light heavyweight
97 kg
 Aleksandr Medved
Soviet Union (URS)
 Gholamreza Takhti
Iran (IRI)
 Daniel Brand
United States (USA)
Heavyweight
+97 kg
 Aleksandr Ivanitsky
Soviet Union (URS)
 Lyutvi Ahmedov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Wilfried Dietrich
West Germany (FRG)

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
 Sergey Rybalko
Soviet Union (URS)
 Ignazio Fabra
Italy (ITA)
 Burhan Bozkurt
Turkey (TUR)
Bantamweight
57 kg
 Masamitsu Ichiguchi
Japan (JPN)
 Amari Egadze
Soviet Union (URS)
 Kamel Ali El-Sayed
United Arab Republic (UAR)
Featherweight
63 kg
 Imre Polyák
Hungary (HUN)
 Konstantin Vyrupayev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Rıza Doğan
Turkey (TUR)
Lightweight
70 kg
 Kazım Ayvaz
Turkey (TUR)
 Stevan Horvat
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 James Burke
United States (USA)
Welterweight
78 kg
 Anatoly Kolesov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Bjarne Ansbøl
Denmark (DEN)
 Yavuz Selekman
Turkey (TUR)
Middleweight
87 kg
 Tevfik Kış
Turkey (TUR)
 Krali Bimbalov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Anatoly Kirov
Soviet Union (URS)
Light heavyweight
97 kg
 Rostom Abashidze
Soviet Union (URS)
 Boyan Radev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 İsmet Atlı
Turkey (TUR)
Heavyweight
+97 kg
 István Kozma
Hungary (HUN)
 Anatoly Roshchin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Wilfried Dietrich
West Germany (FRG)

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