1991 World Wrestling Championships

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1991 World Men Championships
Host city Bulgaria Varna, Bulgaria
Dates September 27 – October 6
Champions
Freestyle  Soviet Union
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union
1991 World Women Championships
Host city Japan Tokyo, Japan
Dates August 24–25
Champions
Women  Japan

The following is the final results of the 1991 FILA Wrestling World Championships. Men's competition were held in Varna, Bulgaria and Women's competition were held in Tokyo, Japan.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 9 2 6 17
2  United States 3 7 0 10
3  Japan 3 2 2 7
4  China 3 1 0 4
5  Germany 3 0 1 4
6  France 2 1 3 6
7  Cuba 2 1 2 5
8  Iran 1 1 1 3
 South Korea 1 1 1 3
10  Venezuela 1 0 2 3
11  Hungary 1 0 1 2
12  Bulgaria 0 2 3 5
 Norway 0 2 3 5
14  Czechoslovakia 0 2 0 2
 Sweden 0 2 0 2
16  Canada 0 1 1 2
 Turkey 0 1 1 2
18  Greece 0 1 0 1
 Italy 0 1 0 1
 North Korea 0 1 0 1
21  Finland 0 0 1 1
 Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1
Total 29 29 29 87

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman Women's freestyle
Team Points Team Points Team Points
1  Soviet Union 90  Soviet Union 77  Japan 74
2  United States 67  Bulgaria 60  Venezuela 56
3  Iran 48  Cuba 37  Chinese Taipei 49

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg  Vugar Orujov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Kim Il
North Korea (PRK)
 Kim Jong-shin
South Korea (KOR)
52 kg  Zeke Jones
United States (USA)
 Valentin Yordanov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Vladimir Toguzov
Soviet Union (URS)
57 kg  Sergey Smal
Soviet Union (URS)
 Brad Penrith
United States (USA)
 Oveis Mallah
Iran (IRI)
62 kg  John Smith
United States (USA)
 Giovanni Schillaci
Italy (ITA)
 Gadzhi Rashidov
Soviet Union (URS)
68 kg  Arsen Fadzayev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Chris Wilson
Canada (CAN)
 Valentin Getzov
Bulgaria (BUL)
74 kg  Amir Reza Khadem
Iran (IRI)
 Kenny Monday
United States (USA)
 Nasir Gadzhikhanov
Soviet Union (URS)
82 kg  Kevin Jackson
United States (USA)
 Jozef Lohyňa
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Sabahattin Öztürk
Turkey (TUR)
90 kg  Makharbek Khadartsev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Heraklis Deskoulidis
Greece (GRE)
 Roberto Limonta
Cuba (CUB)
100 kg  Leri Khabelov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Mark Coleman
United States (USA)
 Heiko Balz
Germany (GER)
130 kg  Andreas Schröder
Germany (GER)
 Gennady Shiltsov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Jeffrey Thue
Canada (CAN)

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg  Goun Duk-yong
South Korea (KOR)
 Reza Simkhah
Iran (IRI)
 Sergey Suvorov
Soviet Union (URS)
52 kg  Raúl Martínez
Cuba (CUB)
 Shawn Sheldon
United States (USA)
 Jon Rønningen
Norway (NOR)
57 kg  Rıfat Yıldız
Germany (GER)
 Aleksandr Ignatenko
Soviet Union (URS)
 András Sike
Hungary (HUN)
62 kg  Sergey Martynov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Mehmet Akif Pirim
Turkey (TUR)
 Juan Marén
Cuba (CUB)
68 kg  Islam Dugushiev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Martin Kornbakk
Sweden (SWE)
 Stoyan Stoyanov
Bulgaria (BUL)
74 kg  Mnatsakan Iskandaryan
Soviet Union (URS)
 Jaroslav Zeman
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Yvon Riemer
France (FRA)
82 kg  Péter Farkas
Hungary (HUN)
 Todor Angelov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Goran Kasum
Yugoslavia (YUG)
90 kg  Maik Bullmann
Germany (GER)
 Reynaldo Peña
Cuba (CUB)
 Harri Koskela
Finland (FIN)
100 kg  Héctor Milián
Cuba (CUB)
 Jörgen Olsson
Sweden (SWE)
 Sergey Demyashkevich
Soviet Union (URS)
130 kg  Aleksandr Karelin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Matt Ghaffari
United States (USA)
 Rangel Gerovski
Bulgaria (BUL)

Women's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
44 kg  Zhong Xiue
China (CHN)
 Marie Ziegler
United States (USA)
 Shoko Yoshimura
Japan (JPN)
47 kg  Miyu Yamamoto
Japan (JPN)
 Pan Yanping
China (CHN)
 Elisabeth Garcia
Norway (NOR)
50 kg  Martine Poupon
France (FRA)
 Shannon Williams
United States (USA)
 Yoko Higashi
Japan (JPN)
53 kg  Zhang Xia
China (CHN)
 Yoshiko Endo
Japan (JPN)
 Wendy Izaguirre
Venezuela (VEN)
57 kg  Olga Lugo
Venezuela (VEN)
 Gudrun Høie
Norway (NOR)
 Marine Roy
France (FRA)
61 kg  Brigitte Siffert
France (FRA)
 Kimie Hoshikawa
Japan (JPN)
 Line Johansen
Norway (NOR)
65 kg  Akiko Iijima
Japan (JPN)
 Ine Barlie
Norway (NOR)
 Sylvie Thomé
France (FRA)
70 kg  Yayoi Urano
Japan (JPN)
 Emmanuelle Blind
France (FRA)
 Mirna Martínez
Venezuela (VEN)
75 kg  Liu Dongfeng
China (CHN)
 Jeun Kyung-ran
South Korea (KOR)
 Liudmila Golikova
Soviet Union (URS)

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