Ivan Bohdan

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Ivan Bohdan
Medal record
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1960 Rome Heavyweight

Ivan Havrylovich Bohdan (Ukrainian: Іван Гаврилович Богдан; born February 29, 1928) is a Ukrainian wrestler. He won an Olympic gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling in 1960, competing for the Soviet Union. He won gold medals at the 1958 and 1961 World Wrestling Championships.[1] He began to wrestle during his army service, when he was already 22-old years old. He had been working in Kolkhoz from childhood.


  1. ^ "Ivan Bohdan". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 4 April 2012.