List of World and Olympic Champions in men's freestyle wrestling

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World Level Champions in Men's Freestyle Wrestling by Year and Weight[edit]

Men's freestyle wrestling competition began in the Olympics in 1904. FILA began holding World Championships in men's freestyle in 1951.

During Olympic years, FILA suspends the World Championships.

No official team standings are kept for the Olympics.

1904[edit]

Year Team 47.6 kg 52.2 kg 56.7 kg 61.2 kg 65.8 kg 71.7 kg 71.7+ kg
1904 United States United States Curry, Robert (1/1) United States Mehnert, George (1/2) United States Niflot, Isidor (1/1) United States Bradshaw, Benjamin (1/1) United States Roehm, Otto (1/1) United States Ericksen, Charles (1/1) United States Hansen, Bernhoff (1/1)

1908[edit]

Year Team 54 kg 60.3 kg 66.6 kg 73 kg 73+ kg
1908 United Kingdom United States Mehnert, George (2/2) United States Dole, George (1/1) United Kingdom de Relwyskow, George (1/1) United Kingdom Bacon, Stanley (1/1) United Kingdom O'Kelly, Con (1/1)

1920[edit]

Year Team 60 kg 67.5 kg 75 kg 82.5 kg 82.5+ kg
1920 Finland United States Ackerly, Charles (1/1) Finland Anttila, Kalle (1/1) Finland Leino, Eino (1/1) Sweden Larsson, Anders (1/1) Switzerland Roth, Robert (1/1)

1924-1936[edit]

Year Team 56 kg 61 kg 66 kg 72 kg 79 kg 87 kg 87+ kg
1924 United States Finland Pihlajamäki, Kustaa (1/2) United States Reed, Robin (1/1) United States Vis, Russell (1/1) Switzerland Gehri, Hermann (1/1) Switzerland Hagmann, Fritz (1/1) United States Spellman, John (1/1) United States Steel, Harry (1/1)
1928 Finland Finland Mäkinen, Kaarlo (1/1) United States Morrison, Allie (1/1) Estonia Käpp, Osvald (1/1) Finland Haavisto, Arvo (1/1) Switzerland Kyburz, Ernst (1/1) Sweden Sjöstedt, Thure (1/1) Sweden Richthoff, Johan (1/2)
1932 United States United States Pearce, Robert (1/1) Finland Pihlajamäki, Hermanni (1/1) France Pacôme, Charles (1/1) United States van Bebber, Jack (1/1) Sweden Johansson, Ivar (1/1) United States Mehringer, Peter (1/1) Sweden Richthoff, Johan (2/2)
1936 Hungary Hungary Zombori, Ödön (1/1) Finland Pihlajamäki, Kustaa (2/2) Hungary Kárpáti, Károly (1/1) United States Lewis, Frank (1/1) France Poilvé, Emile (1/2) Sweden Fridell, Knut (1/1) Estonia Palusalu, Kristjan (1/1)

1948-1968[edit]

Year Team 52 kg 57 kg 62 kg (-1961), 63 kg (1962-1968) 67 kg (-1961), 70 kg (1962-1968) 73 kg (-1961), 78 kg (1962-1968) 79 kg (-1961), 87 kg (1962-1968) 87 kg (-1961), 97 kg (1962-1968) 87+ kg (-1961), 97+ kg (1962-1968)
1948 Turkey Finland Viitala, Lenni (1/1) Turkey Akar, Nasuh (1/2) Turkey Bilge, Gazanfer (1/1) Turkey Atik, Celal (1/2) Turkey Doğu, Yaşar (1/2) United States Brand, Glen (1/1) United States Wittenberg, Henry (1/1) Hungary Bóbis, Gyula (1/1)
1949 N/A No Championships Held
1950 N/A No Championships Held
1951 Turkey Turkey Yuecel, Ali (1/1) Turkey Akar, Nasuh (2/2) Turkey Zafer, Nurettin (1/1) Sweden Anderberg, Olle (1/2) Turkey Atik, Celal (2/2) Turkey Zafer, Haydar (1/1) Turkey Doğu, Yaşar (2/2) Sweden Antonsson, Bertil (1/1)
1952 Sweden Turkey Gemici, Hasan (1/1) Japan Ishii, Shohachi (1/1) Turkey Şit, Bayram (1/1) Sweden Anderberg, Olle (2/2) United States Smith, William (1/1) Soviet Union Tsimakuridze, David (1/1) Sweden Palm, Viking (1/1) Soviet Union Mekokishvili, Arsen (1/2)
1953 N/A No Championships Held
1954 Turkey Turkey Akbas, Huseyin (1/4) Turkey Dağıstanlı, Mustafa (1/5) Japan Sasahara, Shozo (1/2) Iran Towfigh, Jahanbakht (1/1) Soviet Union Balavadze, Vakhtang (1/2) Iran Zandi, Abbas (1/1) Soviet Union Englas, August (1/1) Soviet Union Mekokishvili, Arsen (2/2)
1955 N/A No Championships Held
1956 Iran Soviet Union Tsalkalamanidze, Mirian (1/1) Turkey Dağıstanlı, Mustafa (2/5) Japan Sasahara, Shozo (2/2) Iran Habibi, Emam-Ali (1/4) Japan Ikeda, Mitsuo (1/1) Bulgaria Stanchev, Nikola (1/1) Iran Takhti, Gholamreza (1/3) Turkey Kaplan, Hamit (1/2)
1957 Turkey Turkey Kartal, Mehmet (1/1) Turkey Akbas, Huseyin (2/4) Turkey Dağıstanlı, Mustafa (3/5) Soviet Union Bestayev, Alimbeg (1/1) Soviet Union Balavadze, Vakhtang (2/2) Iran Sorouri, Nabi (1/1) Bulgaria Sirakov, Petko (1/1) Turkey Kaplan, Hamit (2/2)
1958 N/A No Championships Held
1959 Soviet Union Soviet Union Aliev, Ali (1/5) Turkey Akbas, Huseyin (3/4) Turkey Dağıstanlı, Mustafa (4/5) Soviet Union Sinyavski, Vladimir (1/1) Iran Habibi, Emam-Ali (2/4) Soviet Union Skhirtladze, Georgi (1/1) Iran Takhti, Gholamreza (2/3) Bulgaria Ahmedov, Lyutvi (1/1)
1960 Turkey Turkey Bilek, Ahmet (1/1) United States McCann, Terry (1/1) Turkey Dağıstanlı, Mustafa (5/5) United States Wilson, Shelby (1/1) United States Blubaugh, Douglas (1/1) Turkey Güngör, Hasan (1/1) Turkey Atli, Ismet (1/1) West Germany Dietrich, Wilfried (1/2)
1961 Iran Soviet Union Aliev, Ali (2/5) Iran Seifpour, Ebrahim (1/2) Soviet Union Rubashvili, Vladimir (1/1) Iran Sanatkaran, Mohammad (1/1) Iran Habibi, Emam-Ali (3/4) Iran Mehdizadeh, Mansour (1/3) Iran Takhti, Gholamreza (3/3) West Germany Dietrich, Wilfried (2/2)
1962 Soviet Union Soviet Union Aliev, Ali (3/5) Turkey Akbas, Huseyin (4/4) Japan Watanabe, Osamu (1/3) Bulgaria Valchev, Enyu (1/2) Iran Habibi, Emam-Ali (4/4) Iran Mehdizadeh, Mansour (2/3) Soviet Union Medved, Aleksandr (1/10) Soviet Union Ivanitsky, Aleksandr (1/5)
1963 Soviet Union Turkey Yanilmaz, Cemal (1/1) Soviet Union Ibragimov, Aydin (1/1) Japan Watanabe, Osamu (2/3) Japan Horiuchi, Iwao (1/1) Soviet Union Sagaradze, Guliko (1/2) Bulgaria Gardzhev, Prodan (1/3) Soviet Union Medved, Aleksandr (2/10) Soviet Union Ivanitsky, Aleksandr (2/5)
1964 Japan Japan Yoshida, Yoshikatsu (1/1) Japan Uetake, Yojiro (1/2) Japan Watanabe, Osamu (3/3) Bulgaria Valchev, Enyu (2/2) Turkey Ogan, Ismail (1/1) Bulgaria Gardzhev, Prodan (2/3) Soviet Union Medved, Aleksandr (3/10) Soviet Union Ivanitsky, Aleksandr (3/5)
1965 Iran Japan Yoshida, Yoshihisa (1/1) Japan Fukuda, Tomiaki (1/1) Iran Seifpour, Ebrahim (2/2) Iran Mohaved, Abdollah (1/6) Soviet Union Sagaradze, Guliko (2/2) Iran Mehdizadeh, Mansour (3/3) Turkey Ayık, Ahmet (1/3) Soviet Union Ivanitsky, Aleksandr (4/5)
1966 Turkey South Korea Chang, Chang-Sun (1/1) Soviet Union Aliev, Ali (4/5) Japan Kaneka, Masaaki (1/3) Iran Mohaved, Abdollah (2/6) Turkey Atalay, Mahmut (1/2) Bulgaria Gardzhev, Prodan (3/3) Soviet Union Medved, Aleksandr (4/10) Soviet Union Ivanitsky, Aleksandr (5/5)
1967 Soviet Union Japan Nakata, Shigeo (1/2) Soviet Union Aliev, Ali (5/5) Japan Kaneka, Masaaki (2/3) Iran Mohaved, Abdollah (3/6) France Robin, Daniel (1/1) Soviet Union Gurevich, Boris (1/3) Turkey Ayık, Ahmet (2/3) Soviet Union Medved, Aleksandr (5/10)
1968 Japan Japan Nakata, Shigeo (2/2) Japan Uetake, Yojiro (2/2) Japan Kaneka, Masaaki (3/3) Iran Mohaved, Abdollah (4/6) Turkey Atalay, Mahmut (2/2) Soviet Union Gurevich, Boris (2/3) Turkey Ayık, Ahmet (3/3) Soviet Union Medved, Aleksandr (6/10)

1969-1996[edit]

Year Team 48 kg 52 kg 57 kg 62 kg 68 kg 74 kg 82 kg 90 kg 100 kg 100+ kg (-1984), 130 kg (1985-1996)
1969 Soviet Union Iran Javadi, Ebrahim (1/4) United States Sanders, Rick (1/1) Japan Tanaka, Tadamichi (1/1) Japan Morita, Takeo (1/1) Iran Mohaved, Abdollah (5/6) Soviet Union Beriashvili, Zarbeg 1/1) United States Fozzard, Fred (1/1) Soviet Union Gurevich, Boris (3/3) Soviet Union Lomidze, Shota (1/2) Soviet Union Medved, Aleksandr (7/10)
1970 Soviet Union Iran Javadi, Ebrahim (2/4) Turkey Alan, Ali Riza (1/1) Japan Yanagida, Hideaki (1/3) Iran Seyed, Shamseddin (1/1) Iran Mohaved, Abdollah (6/6) United States Wells, Wayne (1/2) Soviet Union Shakhmuradov, Youri (1/1) Soviet Union Strakhov, Gennady (1/1) Soviet Union Gulyutkin, Vladimir (1/2) Soviet Union Medved, Aleksandr (8/10)
1971 Soviet Union Iran Javadi, Ebrahim (3/4) Iran Ghorbani, Mohammad (1/1) Japan Yanagida, Hideaki (2/3) Soviet Union Abdulbekov, Zagalav (1/3) United States Gable, Dan (1/2) Soviet Union Gusov, Yury (1/1) Soviet Union Tediashvili, Levan (1/6) Bulgaria Petrov, Rusi (1/1) Soviet Union Lomidze, Shota (2/2) Soviet Union Medved, Aleksandr (9/10)
1972 Soviet Union Soviet Union Dmitriyev, Roman (1/2) Japan Kato, Kiyomi (1/1) Japan Yanagida, Hideaki (3/3) Soviet Union Abdulbekov, Zagalav (2/3) United States Gable, Dan (2/2) United States Wells, Wayne (2/2) Soviet Union Tediashvili, Levan (2/6) United States Peterson, Ben (1/1) Soviet Union Yarygin, Ivan (1/3) Soviet Union Medved, Aleksandr (10/10)
1973 Soviet Union Soviet Union Dmitriyev, Roman (2/2) Iran Javadi, Ebrahim (4/4) Iran Farahvashi, Mohsen (1/1) Soviet Union Abdulbekov, Zagalav (3/3) United States Keaser, Lloyd (1/1) Iran Barzegar, Mansour (1/1) Soviet Union Syulschin, Vassili (1/1) Soviet Union Tediashvili, Levan (3/6) Soviet Union Yarygin, Ivan (2/3) Soviet Union Andiyev, Soslan (1/6)
1974 Soviet Union Bulgaria Isaev, Khasan (1/3) Japan Takada, Yuji (1/5) Soviet Union Yumin, Vladimir (1/5) Mongolia Oidov, Zevegiin (1/2) Soviet Union Nasrulaev, Nasrula (1/1) Soviet Union Ashuraliyev, Ruslan (1/2) Soviet Union Novozhilov, Viktor (1/1) Soviet Union Tediashvili, Levan (4/6) Soviet Union Gulyutkin, Vladimir (2/2) Romania Simon, Ladislau (1/1)
1975 Soviet Union Bulgaria Isaev, Khasan (2/3) Japan Takada, Yuji (2/5) Japan Arai, Masao (1/1) Mongolia Oidov, Zevegiin (2/2) Soviet Union Pinigin, Pavel (1/4) Soviet Union Ashuraliyev, Ruslan (2/2) West Germany Seger, Adolf (1/2) Soviet Union Tediashvili, Levan (5/6) Mongolia Bayanmönkh, Khorloogiin (1/1) Soviet Union Andiyev, Soslan (2/6)
1976 Soviet Union Bulgaria Isaev, Khasan (3/3) Japan Takada, Yuji (3/5) Soviet Union Yumin, Vladimir (2/5) South Korea Yang, Jung-Mo (1/1) Soviet Union Pinigin, Pavel (2/4) Japan Date, Jiichiro (1/1) United States Peterson, John (1/1) Soviet Union Tediashvili, Levan (6/6) Soviet Union Yarygin, Ivan (3/3) Soviet Union Andiyev, Soslan (3/6)
1977 Soviet Union Soviet Union Beloglazov, Anatoli (1/4) Japan Takada, Yuji (4/5) Japan Sasaki, Tadashi (1/1) Soviet Union Yumin, Vladimir (3/5) Soviet Union Pinigin, Pavel (3/4) United States Dziedzic, Stan (1/1) West Germany Seger, Adolf (2/2) Soviet Union Prokopchuk, Anatoli (1/1) Soviet Union Bisultanov, Aslanbek (2/2) Soviet Union Andiyev, Soslan (4/6)
1978 Soviet Union Soviet Union Kornilayev, Sergei (1/4) Soviet Union Beloglazov, Anatoli (2/4) Japan Tomiyama, Hideaki (1/3) Soviet Union Yumin, Vladimir (4/5) Soviet Union Pinigin, Pavel (4/4) United States Kemp, Lee (1/3) Soviet Union Aratsilov, Magomedkhan (1/1) East Germany Neupert, Uwe (1/2) East Germany Büttner, Harald (1/1) Soviet Union Andiyev, Soslan (5/6)
1979 Soviet Union Soviet Union Kornilayev, Sergei (2/4) Japan Takada, Yuji (5/5) Japan Tomiyama, Hideaki (2/3) Soviet Union Yumin, Vladimir (5/5) Soviet Union Charatschura, Mikhail (1/2) United States Kemp, Lee (2/3) Hungary Kovács, István (1/1) Soviet Union Ortzev, Khasan (1/1) Soviet Union Mate, Ilya (1/3) Soviet Union Khasimikov, Salman (1/4)
1980 Soviet Union Italy Pollio, Claudio (1/1) Soviet Union Beloglazov, Anatoli (3/4) Soviet Union Beloglazov, Sergei (1/8) Soviet Union Abushev, Magomedgasan (3/3) Soviet Union Absaidov, Saipulla (1/2) Bulgaria Raychev, Valentin (1/1) Bulgaria Abilov, Ismail (1/1) Soviet Union Oganisyan, Sanasar (2/3) Soviet Union Mate, Ilya (2/3) Soviet Union Andiyev, Soslan (6/6)
1981 Soviet Union Soviet Union Kornilayev, Sergei (3/4) Japan Asakura, Toshio (1/1) Soviet Union Belaglazov, Sergei (2/8) Bulgaria Shterev, Simeon (1/1) Soviet Union Absaidov, Saipulla (2/2) West Germany Knosp, Martin (1/1) United States Campbell, Chris (1/1) Soviet Union Oganisyan, Sanasar (3/3) East Germany Gehrke, Roland (1/1) Soviet Union Khasimikov, Salman (2/4)
1982 Soviet Union Soviet Union Kornilayev, Sergei (4/4) East Germany Reich, Hartmut (1/1) Soviet Union Belaglazov, Anatoli (4/4) Soviet Union Belaglazov, Sergei (3/8) Soviet Union Charatschura, Mikhail (2/2) United States Kemp, Lee (3/3) Soviet Union Dzgoev, Taymuraz (1/2) East Germany Neupert, Uwe (2/2) Soviet Union Mate, Ilya (3/3) Soviet Union Khasimikov, Salman (3/4)
1983 Soviet Union North Korea Kim, Chol-Han (1/1) Bulgaria Jordanov, Valentin (1/8) Soviet Union Belaglazov, Sergei (4/8) Soviet Union Alexeev, Viktor (1/2) Soviet Union Fadzayev, Arsen (1/8) United States Schultz, Dave (1/2) Soviet Union Dzgoev, Taymuraz (2/2) Soviet Union Naniev, Petr (1/1) Soviet Union Khadartsev, Aslan (1/3) Soviet Union Khasimikov, Salman (4/4)
1984 United States United States Weaver, Bobby (1/1) Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Trstena, Šaban (1/1) Japan Tomiyama, Hideaki (3/3) United States Lewis, Randy (1/1) South Korea You, In-Tak (1/1) United States Schultz, Dave (2/2) United States Schultz, Mark (1/3) United States Banach, Ed (1/1) United States Banach, Lou (1/1) United States Baumgartner, Bruce (1/5)
1985 Soviet Union South Korea Kim, Chol-Hwan (1/1) Bulgaria Jordanov, Valentin (2/8) Soviet Union Belaglazov, Sergei (5/8) Soviet Union Alexeev, Viktor (2/2) Soviet Union Fadzayev, Arsen (2/8) Cuba Cascaret, Raul (1/2) United States Schultz, Mark (2/3) United States Scherr, Bill (1/1) Soviet Union Khabelov, Leri (1/6) Soviet Union Gobezhishvili, David (1/3)
1986 Soviet Union North Korea Li, Jae-Sik (1/2) North Korea Kim, Yong-Sik (1/1) Soviet Union Belaglazov, Sergei (6/8) Soviet Union Issaev, Khazar (1/1) Soviet Union Fadzayev, Arsen (3/8) Cuba Cascaret, Raul (2/2) Soviet Union Modosian, Vladimir (1/1) Soviet Union Khadartsev, Makharbek (1/7) Soviet Union Khadartsev, Aslan (2/3) United States Baumgartner, Bruce (2/5)
1987 Soviet Union North Korea Li, Jae-Sik (2/2) Bulgaria Jordanov, Valentin (3/8) Soviet Union Belaglazov, Sergei (7/8) United States Smith, John (1/6) Soviet Union Fadzayev, Arsen (4/8) Soviet Union Varayev, Adlan (1/1) United States Schultz, Mark (3/3) Soviet Union Khadartsev, Makharbek (2/7) Soviet Union Khabelov, Leri (2/6) Soviet Union Khadartsev, Aslan (3/3)
1988 Soviet Union Japan Kobayashi, Takashi (1/1) Japan Sato, Mitsuru (1/1) Soviet Union Belaglazov, Sergei (8/8) United States Smith, John (2/6) Soviet Union Fadzayev, Arsen (5/8) United States Monday, Kenny (1/2) South Korea Han, Myung-Woo (1/1) Soviet Union Khadartsev, Makharbek (3/7) Romania Puşcaşu, Vasile (1/1) Soviet Union Gobezhishvili, David (2/3)
1989 Soviet Union South Korea Kim, Jong-Shin (1/1) Bulgaria Jordanov, Valentin (4/8) South Korea Kim, Sik-Seung (1/1) United States Smith, John (3/6) Soviet Union Budaev, Boris (1/1) United States Monday, Kenny (2/2) Soviet Union Jabrailov, Elmadi (1/1) Soviet Union Khadartsev, Makharbek (4/7) Soviet Union Atavov, Ahmed (1/1) Iran Soleimani, Alireza (1/1)
1990 Soviet Union Cuba Martínez, Aldo (1/1) Iran Torkan, Majid (1/1) Cuba Puerto, Alejandro (1/3) United States Smith, John (4/6) Soviet Union Fadzayev, Arsen (6/8) Bulgaria Sukra, Rahmat (1/1) Czechoslovakia Lohyňa, Jozef (1/1) Soviet Union Khadartsev, Makharbek (5/7) Soviet Union Khabelov, Leri (3/6) Soviet Union Gobezhishvili, David (3/3)
1991 Soviet Union Soviet Union Oroudjov, Vougar (1/2) United States Jones, Zeke (1/1) Soviet Union Smal, Sergey (1/1) United States Smith, John (5/6) Soviet Union Fadzayev, Arsen (7/8) Iran Khadem, Amir Reza (1/1) United States Jackson, Kevin (1/3) Soviet Union Khadartsev, Makharbek (6/7) Soviet Union Khabelov, Leri (4/6) Germany Schröder, Andreas (1/1)
1992 Olympic flag.svg North Korea Kim, Il (1/2) North Korea Li, Hak-Son (1/1) Cuba Puerto, Alejandro (2/3) United States Smith, John (6/6) Olympic flag.svg Fadzayev, Arsen (8/8) South Korea Park, Jang-Soon (1/2) United States Jackson, Kevin (2/3) Olympic flag.svg Khadartsev, Makharbek (7/7) Olympic flag.svg Khabelov, Leri (5/6) United States Baumgartner, Bruce (3/5)
1993 United States Cuba Vila, Alexis (1/2) Bulgaria Jordanov, Valentin (5/8) United States Brands, Terry (1/2) United States Brands, Tom (1/2) Iran Fallah, Akbar (1/1) South Korea Park, Jang-Soon (2/2) Turkey Öztürk, Sabhattin (1/1) United States Douglas, Melvin (1/1) Russia Khabelov, Leri (6/6) United States Baumgartner, Bruce (4/5)
1994 Turkey Cuba Vila, Alexis (2/2) BulgariaJordanov, Valentin (6/8) Cuba Puerto, Alejandro (3/3) Russia Azizov, Magomed (1/1) Germany Leipold, Alexander (1/1) Turkey Ceylan, Turan (1/1) Moldova Jabrailov, Lucman (1/1) Iran Rasoul, Khadem (1/3) Germany Sabejew, Arawat (1/1) Turkey Demir, Mahmut (1/2)
1995 United States Russia Oroudjov, Vougar (2/2) Bulgaria Jordanov, Valentin (7/8) United States Brands, Terry (2/2) Ukraine Tedeyev, Elbrus (1/4) Armenia Gevorgyan, Arayik (1/3) Russia Saitiev, Buvaisar (1/9) United States Jackson, Kevin (3/3) Iran Rasoul, Khadem (2/3) United States Angle, Kurt (1/2) United States Baumgartner, Bruce (5/5)
1996 United States North Korea Kim, Il (2/2) Bulgaria Jordanov, Valentin (8/8) United States Cross, Kendall (1/1) United States Brands, Tom (2/2) Russia Bogiyev, Vadim (1/1) Russia Saitiev, Buvaisar (2/9) Russia Magomedov, Khadzhimurad (1/2) Iran Rasoul, Khadem (3/3) United States Angle, Kurt (2/2) Turkey Demir, Mahmut (2/2)

1997-2001[edit]

Year Team 54 kg 58 kg 63 kg 69 kg 76 kg 85 kg 97 kg 130 kg
1997 Russia Cuba Garcia, Wilfredo (1/1) Iran Talaei, Mohammad (1/1) Iran Hajkenari, Abbas (1/1) Armenia Gevorgyan, Arayik (2/3) Russia Saitiev, Buvaisar (3/9) United States Gutches, Les (1/1) Russia Kuramagomedov, Kramagomed (1/1) Turkey Güclü, Zekeriya (1/1)
1998 Iran United States Henson, Sammie (1/1) Iran Dabir, Alireza (1/2) Bulgaria Barzakov, Serafim (1/2) Armenia Gevorgyan, Arayik (3/3) Russia Saitiev, Buvaisar (4/9) Iran Heidari, Alireza (1/1) Iran Jadidi, Abbas (1/1) Cuba Rodríguez, Alexis (1/1)
1999 Russia South Korea Kim, Woo-Yong (1/1) Turkey Dogan, Harun (1/1) Ukraine Tedeyev, Elbrus (2/4) Canada Igali, Daniel (1/2) Russia Saitiev, Adam (1/3) Cuba Romero, Yoel (1/1) Russia Murtazaliev, Sagid (1/2) United States Neal, Stephen (1/1)
2000 Russia Azerbaijan Abdullayev, Namig (1/1) Iran Dabir, Alireza (2/2) Russia Oumakhanov, Mourad (1/1) Canada Igali, Daniel (2/2) United States Slay, Brandon (1/1) Russia Saitiev, Adam (2/3) Russia Murtazaliev, Sagid (2/2) Russia Musulbes, David (1/3)
2001 Russia Belarus Kantoyeu, Herman (1/1) Canada Sissaouri, Guivi (1/1) Bulgaria Barzakov, Serafim (2/2) Bulgaria Paslar, Nicolay (1/1) Russia Saitiev, Buvaisar (5/9) Russia Magomedov, Khadzhimurad (2/2) Russia Gogshelidze, Georgi (1/1) Russia Musulbes, David (2/3)

2002-2013[edit]

Year Team 55 kg 60 kg 66 kg 74 kg 84 kg 96 kg 120 kg
2002 Iran Cuba Montero, René (1/1) Armenia Margaryan, Aram (1/1) Ukraine Tedeyev, Elbrus (3/4) Iran Hajizadeh, Mehdi (1/1) Russia Saitiev, Adam (3/3) Georgia (country) Kurtanidze, Eldar (1/2) Russia Musulbes, David (3/3)
2003 Georgia (country) Uzbekistan Mansurov, Dilshod (1/2) Azerbaijan Abdullayev, Arif (1/1) Russia Farniev, Irbek (1/1) Russia Saitiev, Buvaisar (6/9) Russia Sazhidov, Sazhid (1/2) Georgia (country) Kurtanidze, Eldar (2/2) Uzbekistan Taymazov, Artur (1/5)
2004 Russia Russia Batirov, Mavlet (1/3) Cuba Quintana, Yandro (1/1) Ukraine Tedeyev, Elbrus (4/4) Russia Saitiev, Buvaisar (7/9) United States Sanderson, Cael (1/1) Russia Gatsalov, Khadjimourat (1/6) Uzbekistan Taymazov, Artur (2/5)
2005 Russia Uzbekistan Mansurov, Dilshod (2/2) Russia Dudayev, Alan (1/1) Russia Murtazaliev, Makhach (1/2) Russia Saitiev, Buvaisar (8/9) Georgia (country) Mindorashvili, Revaz (1/2) Russia Gatsalov, Khadjimourat (2/6) Turkey Polatçi, Aydin (1/1)
2006 Russia Bulgaria Velikov, Radoslav (1/1) Iran Mohammadi, Morad (1/1) United States Zadick, Bill (1/1) Ukraine Aldatov, Ibragim (1/2) Russia Sazhidov, Sazhid (2/2) Russia Gatsalov, Khadjimourat (3/6) Uzbekistan Taymazov, Artur (3/5)
2007 Russia Russia Kudukhov, Besik (1/4) Russia Batirov, Mavlet (2/3) Turkey Şahin, Ramazan (1/2) Russia Murtazaliev, Makhach (2/2) Russia Ketoyev, Georgy (1/1) Russia Gatsalov, Khadjimourat (4/6) Russia Makhov, Beylal (1/3)
2008 Russia United States Cejudo, Henry (1/1) Russia Batirov, Mavlet (3/3) Turkey Şahin, Ramazan (2/2) Russia Saitiev, Buvaisar (9/9) Georgia (country) Mindorashvili, Revaz (2/2) Russia Muradov, Shirvani (1/1) Uzbekistan Taymazov, Artur (4/5)
2009 Russia North Korea Yang, Kyong-Il (1/1) Russia Kudukhov, Besik (2/4) Iran Teghavi Kermani, Mehdi (1/2) Russia Tsargush, Denis (1/2) Uzbekistan Sokhiev, Zaurbek (1/1) Russia Gatsalov, Khadjimourat (5/6) Russia Makhov, Beylal (2/3)
2010 Russia Russia Lebedev, Viktor (1/2) Russia Kudukhov, Besik (3/4) India Kumar, Sushil (1/1) Russia Tsargush, Denis (2/2) Bulgaria Ganev, Mihail (1/1) Azerbaijan Gazyumov, Khetag (1/1) Russia Makhov, Beylal (3/3)
2011 Russia Russia Lebedev, Viktor (2/2) Russia Kudukhov, Besik (4/4) Iran Teghavi Kermani, Mehdi (2/2) United States Burroughs, Jordan (1/3) Azerbaijan Sharifov, Sharif (1/2) Iran Yazdani, Reza (1/2) Belarus Shemarov, Aleksey (1/1)
2012 Russia Russia Otarsultanov, Djamal (1/1) Azerbaijan Asgarov, Toghrul (1/1) Japan Yonemitsu, Tatsuhiro (1/1) United States Burroughs, Jordan (2/3) Azerbaijan Sharifov, Sharif (2/2) United States Varner, Jake (1/1) Uzbekistan Taymazov, Artur (5/5)
2013 Iran Iran Rahimi, Hassan (1/1) Russia Goygereyev, Bekkhan (1/1) Armenia Safaryan, David (1/1) United States Burroughs, Jordan (3/3) Ukraine Aldatov, Ibragim (2/2) Iran Yazdani, Reza (2/2) Russia Gatsalov, Khadjimourat (6/6)

Individual Multiple-Time World Level Champions[edit]

10 World Level Championships[edit]

Soviet Union Alexander Medved, 1962–1972

9 World Level Championships[edit]

Russia Buvaisar Saitiev, 1995–2008

8 World Level Championships[edit]

Soviet Union Sergei Beloglazov, 1980–1988

Soviet Union Olympic flag.svg Arsen Fadzayev, 1983–1992

Bulgaria Valentin Yordanov, 1983–1996

7 World Level Championships[edit]

Soviet Union Olympic flag.svg Makharbek Khadartsev, 1986–1992

6 World Level Championships[edit]

Iran Abdollah Movahed, 1965–1970

Soviet Union Levan Tediashvili, 1971–1976

Soviet Union Soslan Andiyev, 1973–1980

Soviet Union Olympic flag.svg Russia Leri Khabelov, 1985–1993

United States John Smith, 1987–1992

Russia Khadjimourat Gatsalov, 2004–2013

5 World Level Championships[edit]

Turkey Mustafa Dağıstanlı, 1954–1960

Soviet Union Ali Aliev, 1959–1967

Soviet Union Alexander Ivanitsky, 1962–1966

Japan Yuji Takada, 1974–1979

Soviet Union Vladimir Yumin, 1974–1979

United States Bruce Baumgartner, 1984–1995

Uzbekistan Artur Taymazov 2003-2012

Team Championships[edit]

The list below includes unofficial championships won during the Olympic Games, although no official team statistics are kept during Olympic years.

40 World Level Championships[edit]

Soviet Union / Olympic flag.svg / Russia 1959-2012

7 World Level Championships[edit]

United States 1904-1996 Turkey 1948-1994

6 World Level Championships[edit]

Flag of Iran before 1979 Revolution.svg \ Iran 1956-2014

2 World Level Championships[edit]

Finland 1920-1928

Japan 1964-1968

1 World Level Championship[edit]

United Kingdom 1908

Hungary 1936

Sweden 1952

Georgia (country) 2003

See also[edit]

References[edit]