Wrestling at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Wrestling

At the 1960 Summer Olympics, 16 wrestling events were contested, all for men. There were eight weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and eight classes in freestyle wrestling.

Medal summary[edit]

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(- 52 kg)
 Dumitru Pârvulescu
Romania (ROU)
 Osman El-Sayed
United Arab Republic (EGY)
 Mohammad Paziraei
Iran (IRI)
Bantamweight
(52 – 57 kg)
 Oleg Karavayev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Ion Cernea
Romania (ROU)
 Dinko Petrov
Bulgaria (BUL)
Featherweight
(57 – 62 kg)
 Müzahir Sille
Turkey (TUR)
 Imre Polyák
Hungary (HUN)
 Konstantin Vyrupayev
Soviet Union (URS)
Lightweight
(62 – 67 kg)
 Avtandil Koridze
Soviet Union (URS)
 Branislav Martinović
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Gustav Freij
Sweden (SWE)
Welterweight
(67 – 73 kg)
 Mithat Bayrak
Turkey (TUR)
 Günther Maritschnigg
Germany (EUA)
 René Schiermeyer
France (FRA)
Middleweight
(73 – 79 kg)
 Dimitar Dobrev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Lothar Metz
Germany (EUA)
 Ion Țăranu
Romania (ROU)
Light Heavyweight
(79 – 87 kg)
 Tevfik Kis
Turkey (TUR)
 Krali Bimbalov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Givi Kartoziya
Soviet Union (URS)
Heavyweight
(+ 87 kg)
 Ivan Bogdan
Soviet Union (URS)
 Wilfried Dietrich
Germany (EUA)
 Bohumil Kubát
Czechoslovakia (TCH)

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(- 52 kg)
 Ahmet Bilek
Turkey (TUR)
 Masayuki Matsubara
Japan (JPN)
 Ebrahim Seifpour
Iran (IRI)
Bantamweight
(52 – 57 kg)
 Terrence McCann
United States (USA)
 Nezhdet Zalev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Tadeusz Trojanowski
Poland (POL)
Featherweight
(57 – 62 kg)
 Mustafa Dağıstanlı
Turkey (TUR)
 Stancho Kolev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Vladimir Rubashvili
Soviet Union (URS)
Lightweight
(62 – 67 kg)
 Shelby Wilson
United States (USA)
 Vladimir Synyavsky
Soviet Union (URS)
 Enyu Valchev
Bulgaria (BUL)
Welterweight
(67 – 73 kg)
 Douglas Blubaugh
United States (USA)
 İsmail Ogan
Turkey (TUR)
 Muhammad Bashir
Pakistan (PAK)
Middleweight
(73 – 79 kg)
 Hasan Güngör
Turkey (TUR)
 Georgy Skhirtladze
Soviet Union (URS)
 Hans Antonsson
Sweden (SWE)
Light heavyweight
(79 – 87 kg)
 Ismet Atli
Turkey (TUR)
 Gholamreza Takhti
Iran (IRI)
 Anatoli Albul
Soviet Union (URS)
Heavyweight
(+ 87 kg)
 Wilfried Dietrich
Germany (EUA)
 Hamit Kaplan
Turkey (TUR)
 Savkuds Dzarasov
Soviet Union (URS)

See also[edit]

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

List of World and Olympic Champions in Greco-Roman wrestling

United States results in men's freestyle wrestling

References[edit]