Wrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Wrestling

At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, 20 wrestling events were contested, all for men only. There were 10 weight classes in each of the freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling disciplines.

Medal summary[edit]

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
 Hasan Isaev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Roman Dmitriyev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Akira Kudo
Japan (JPN)
52 kg
details
 Yuji Takada
Japan (JPN)
 Alexander Ivanov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Jeon Hae-Sup
South Korea (KOR)
57 kg
details
 Vladimir Yumin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Hans-Dieter Brüchert
East Germany (GDR)
 Masao Arai
Japan (JPN)
62 kg
details
 Yang Jung-Mo
South Korea (KOR)
 Zevegiin Oidov
Mongolia (MGL)
 Gene Davis
United States (USA)
68 kg
details
 Pavel Pinigin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Lloyd Keaser
United States (USA)
 Yasaburo Sugawara
Japan (JPN)
74 kg
details
 Jiichiro Date
Japan (JPN)
 Mansour Barzegar
Iran (IRI)
 Stanley Dziedzic
United States (USA)
82 kg
details
 John Peterson
United States (USA)
 Viktor Novozhilov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Adolf Seger
West Germany (FRG)
90 kg
details
 Levan Tediashvili
Soviet Union (URS)
 Ben Peterson
United States (USA)
 Stelică Morcov
Romania (ROU)
100 kg
details
 Ivan Yarygin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Russell Hellickson
United States (USA)
 Dimo Kostov
Bulgaria (BUL)
+100 kg
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 Soslan Andiyev
Soviet Union (URS)
 József Balla
Hungary (HUN)
 Ladislau Şimon
Romania (ROU)

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
 Alexei Shumakov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Gheorghe Berceanu
Romania (ROU)
 Stefan Angelov
Bulgaria (BUL)
52 kg
details
 Vitali Konstantinov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Nicu Gingă
Romania (ROU)
 Koichiro Hirayama
Japan (JPN)
57 kg
details
 Pertti Ukkola
Finland (FIN)
 Ivan Frgić
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Farhat Mustafin
Soviet Union (URS)
62 kg
details
 Kazimierz Lipień
Poland (POL)
 Nelson Davidyan
Soviet Union (URS)
 László Réczi
Hungary (HUN)
68 kg
details
 Suren Nalbandyan
Soviet Union (URS)
 Ştefan Rusu
Romania (ROU)
 Heinz-Helmut Wehling
East Germany (GDR)
74 kg
details
 Anatoly Bykov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Vítězslav Mácha
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Karl-Heinz Helbing
West Germany (FRG)
82 kg
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 Momir Petković
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Vladimir Cheboksarov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Ivan Kolev
Bulgaria (BUL)
90 kg
details
 Valery Rezantsev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Stoyan Ivanov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Czesław Kwieciński
Poland (POL)
100 kg
details
 Nikolai Balboshin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Kamen Goranov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Andrzej Skrzydlewski
Poland (POL)
+100 kg
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 Alexander Kolchinsky
Soviet Union (URS)
 Aleksandar Tomov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Roman Codreanu
Romania (ROU)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 12 5 1 18
2  Japan (JPN) 2 0 4 6
3  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 3 3 7
4  United States (USA) 1 3 2 6
5  Yugoslavia (YUG) 1 1 0 2
6  Poland (POL) 1 0 2 3
7  South Korea (KOR) 1 0 1 2
8  Finland (FIN) 1 0 0 1
9  Romania (ROU) 0 3 3 6
10  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 1 2
 East Germany (GDR) 0 1 1 2
12  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 1 0 1
 Iran (IRI) 0 1 0 1
 Mongolia (MGL) 0 1 0 1
15  West Germany (FRG) 0 0 2 2

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 331 wrestlers from 41 nations competed at the Montreal Games:

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]