1996 World Wrestling Championships

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1996 World Championships
Host city Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
Dates August 29–31
Champions
Women  Japan

The 1996 FILA Wrestling World Championships were held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan 2 1 3 6
2  China 2 0 0 2
3  France 1 2 1 4
4  United States 1 2 0 3
5  Russia 1 1 1 3
6  Canada 1 1 0 2
7  Sweden 1 0 1 1
8  Austria 0 1 0 1
 Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
10  Chinese Taipei 0 0 1 1
 Germany 0 0 1 1
 Norway 0 0 1 1
Total 9 9 9 27

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Women's freestyle
Team Points
1  Japan 68
2  Russia 63
3  United States 48
4  France 41
5  Canada 39
6  China 32
7  Bulgaria 29
8  Chinese Taipei 29
9  Germany 25
10  Sweden 23

Medal summary[edit]

Women's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
44 kg  Zhong Xiue
China (CHN)
 Almuth Leitgeb
Austria (AUT)
 Shoko Yoshimura
Japan (JPN)
47 kg  Tricia Saunders
United States (USA)
 Angélique Berthenet
France (FRA)
 Miho Adachi
Japan (JPN)
50 kg  Olga Smirnova
Russia (RUS)
 Yoshiko Endo
Japan (JPN)
 Ida Hellström
Sweden (SWE)
53 kg  Anna Gomis
France (FRA)
 Jennifer Ryz
Canada (CAN)
 Ryoko Sakae
Japan (JPN)
57 kg  Sara Eriksson
Sweden (SWE)
 Jackie Berube
United States (USA)
 Lene Aanes
Norway (NOR)
61 kg  Mikiko Miyazaki
Japan (JPN)
 Natalia Ivanova
Russia (RUS)
 Stéphanie Groß
Germany (GER)
65 kg  Yayoi Urano
Japan (JPN)
 Doris Blind
France (FRA)
 Elmira Kurbanova
Russia (RUS)
70 kg  Christine Nordhagen
Canada (CAN)
 Galina Ivanova
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Lise Golliot
France (FRA)
75 kg  Liu Dongfeng
China (CHN)
 Kristie Stenglein
United States (USA)
 Sha Ling-li
Chinese Taipei (TPE)

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