Wrestling at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's Greco-Roman 90 kg

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Wrestling at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Freestyle Greco-Roman
  48 kg     48 kg  
  52 kg     52 kg  
  57 kg     57 kg  
  62 kg     62 kg  
  68 kg     68 kg  
  74 kg     74 kg
  82 kg     82 kg
  90 kg     90 kg
  100 kg     100 kg
  +100 kg     +100 kg

The Men's Greco-Roman 90 kg at the 1972 Summer Olympics as part of the wrestling program at the Fairgrounds, Judo and Wrestling Hall.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Valery Rezantsev
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver  Josip Čorak
Yugoslavia (YUG)
Bronze  Czesław Kwieciński
Poland (POL)

Tournament results[edit]

The competition used a form of negative points tournament, with negative points given for any result short of a fall. Accumulation of 6 negative points eliminated the wrestler. When only two or three wrestlers remain, a special final round is used to determine the order of the medals.

Legend
  • DNA — Did not appear
  • TPP — Total penalty points
  • MPP — Match penalty points
Penalties
  • 0 — Won by Fall, Passivity, Injury and Forfeit
  • 0.5 — Won by Technical Superiority
  • 1 — Won by Points
  • 2 — Draw
  • 2.5 — Draw, Passivity
  • 3 — Lost by Points
  • 3.5 — Lost by Technical Superiority
  • 4 — Lost by Fall, Passivity, Injury and Forfeit

Round 1[edit]

TPP MPP Time MPP TPP
3 3  Roland Andersson (SWE)  Wayne Baughman (USA) 1 1
0 0  Håkon Øverby (NOR) 7:42  Günter Kowalewski (FRG) 4 4
2 2  Nicolae Neguţ (ROU)  Valery Rezantsev (URS) 2 2
1 1  Kimuchi Tani (JPN)  Jean-Marie Chardonnens (SUI) 3 3
4 4  Barend Kops (NED) 0:00  Josip Čorak (YUG) 0 0
2 2  Lothar Metz (GDR)  Czesław Kwieciński (POL) 2 2
3 3  Stoyan Ivanov (BUL)  József Pércsi (HUN) 1 1

Round 2[edit]

TPP MPP Time MPP TPP
7 4  Roland Andersson (SWE) 7:03  Håkon Øverby (NOR) 0 0
5 4  Wayne Baughman (USA) 8:03  Günter Kowalewski (FRG) 0 4
2 0  Nicolae Neguţ (ROU) 0:52  Kimuchi Tani (JPN) 4 5
2 0  Valery Rezantsev (URS) 2:59  Jean-Marie Chardonnens (SUI) 4 7
1 1  Josip Čorak (YUG)  Lothar Metz (GDR) 3 5
3 1  Czesław Kwieciński (POL)  Stoyan Ivanov (BUL) 3 6
1  József Pércsi (HUN) Bye
4  Barend Kops (NED) DNA

Round 3[edit]

TPP MPP Time MPP TPP
1.5 0.5  József Pércsi (HUN)  Wayne Baughman (USA) 3.5 8.5
2 2  Håkon Øverby (NOR)  Nicolae Neguţ (ROU) 2 4
8 4  Günter Kowalewski (FRG) 0:00  Valery Rezantsev (URS) 0 2
5 0  Kimuchi Tani (JPN) 1:58  Lothar Metz (GDR) 4 9
3 2  Josip Čorak (YUG)  Czesław Kwieciński (POL) 2 5

Round 4[edit]

TPP MPP Time MPP TPP
2.5 1  József Pércsi (HUN)  Håkon Øverby (NOR) 3 5
8 4  Nicolae Neguţ (ROU) 7:36  Josip Čorak (YUG) 0 3
2 0  Valery Rezantsev (URS) 1:24  Kimuchi Tani (JPN) 4 9
5  Czesław Kwieciński (POL) Bye

Round 5[edit]

TPP MPP Time MPP TPP
5 0  Czesław Kwieciński (POL) 2:04  József Pércsi (HUN) 4 6.5
9 4  Håkon Øverby (NOR) 1:39  Valery Rezantsev (URS) 0 2
3  Josip Čorak (YUG) Bye

Final[edit]

Results from the preliminary round are carried forward into the final (shown in yellow).

TPP MPP Time MPP TPP
2  Josip Čorak (YUG)  Czesław Kwieciński (POL) 2
5 3  Josip Čorak (YUG)  Valery Rezantsev (URS) 1
5 3  Czesław Kwieciński (POL)  Valeri Rezantsev (URS) 1 2

Final standings[edit]

  1.  Valery Rezantsev (URS)
  2.  Josip Čorak (YUG)
  3.  Czesław Kwieciński (POL)
  4.  József Pércsi (HUN)
  5.  Håkon Øverby (NOR)
  6.  Nicolae Neguţ (ROU)

References[edit]