1969 World Wrestling Championships

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1969 World Championships
Host city Argentina Mar del Plata, Argentina
Dates March 3–10
Champions
Freestyle  Soviet Union
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The 1969 FILA Wrestling World Championships were held in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 10 2 6 18
2  Iran 3 3 2 8
3  United States 2 3 2 7
4  Romania 2 1 1 4
5  Japan 2 0 2 4
6  Bulgaria 1 5 2 8
7  Sweden 0 1 2 3
8  Finland 0 1 1 2
 Yugoslavia 0 1 1 2
10  South Korea 0 1 0 1
 West Germany 0 1 0 1
Total 20 19 19 58

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points Team Points
1  Soviet Union 44  Soviet Union 53
2  United States 38  Bulgaria 26
3  Iran 37  Romania 23
4  Bulgaria 27  Sweden 20
5  Japan 25  Finland 12.5
6  Mongolia 10  West Germany 12.5

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg  Ebrahim Javadi
Iran (IRI)
 Roman Dmitriyev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Akihiko Umeda
Japan (JPN)
52 kg  Rick Sanders
United States (USA)
 Mohammad Ghorbani
Iran (IRI)
 Tariel Alibegashvili
Soviet Union (URS)
57 kg  Tadamichi Tanaka
Japan (JPN)
 Don Behm
United States (USA)
 Aboutaleb Talebi
Iran (IRI)
62 kg  Takeo Morita
Japan (JPN)
 Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi
Iran (IRI)
 Zagalav Abdulbekov
Soviet Union (URS)
68 kg  Abdollah Movahed
Iran (IRI)
 Enyu Valchev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Nodar Khokhashvili
Soviet Union (URS)
74 kg  Zarbeg Beriashvili
Soviet Union (URS)
 Wayne Wells
United States (USA)
 Seiji Yamagata
Japan (JPN)
82 kg  Fred Fozzard
United States (USA)
None awarded None awarded
90 kg  Boris Gurevich
Soviet Union (URS)
 Rusi Petrov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Henk Schenk
United States (USA)
100 kg  Shota Lomidze
Soviet Union (URS)
 Larry Kristoff
United States (USA)
 Vasil Todorov
Bulgaria (BUL)
+100 kg  Aleksandr Medved
Soviet Union (URS)
 Osman Duraliev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Abolfazl Anvari
Iran (IRI)

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg  Gheorghe Berceanu
Romania (ROU)
 Rahim Aliabadi
Iran (IRI)
 Vladislav Kustov
Soviet Union (URS)
52 kg  Firouz Alizadeh
Iran (IRI)
 Cornel Turturea
Romania (ROU)
 Ivan Mikhailishin
Soviet Union (URS)
57 kg  Rustam Kazakov
Soviet Union (URS)
 An Chang-young
South Korea (KOR)
 David Hazewinkel
United States (USA)
62 kg  Roman Rurua
Soviet Union (URS)
 Roland Svensson
Sweden (SWE)
 Martti Laakso
Finland (FIN)
68 kg  Simion Popescu
Romania (ROU)
 Sreten Damjanović
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Yury Grigoriev
Soviet Union (URS)
74 kg  Viktor Igumenov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Eero Tapio
Finland (FIN)
 Matti Poikala
Sweden (SWE)
82 kg  Petar Krumov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Omar Bliadze
Soviet Union (URS)
 Milan Nenadić
Yugoslavia (YUG)
90 kg  Aleksandr Yurkevich
Soviet Union (URS)
 Venko Tsintsarov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Nicolae Neguţ
Romania (ROU)
100 kg  Nikolay Yakovenko
Soviet Union (URS)
 Stefan Petrov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Lennart Eriksson
Sweden (SWE)
+100 kg  Anatoly Roshchin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Wilfried Dietrich
West Germany (FRG)
 Petar Donev
Bulgaria (BUL)

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