Wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Wrestling at the
1984 Summer Olympics

Wrestling pictogram.svg
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

At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, 20 wrestling events were contested, for all men only. There were 10 weight classes in each of the freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling disciplines.

Medal summary[edit]

Freestyle[edit]

From left to right: Joseph Atiyeh, Lou Banach and Vasile Puşcaşu.
Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
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 Bobby Weaver
United States (USA)
 Takashi Irie
Japan (JPN)
 Son Gab-Do
South Korea (KOR)
52 kg
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 Šaban Trstena
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Kim Jong-Kyu
South Korea (KOR)
 Yuji Takada
Japan (JPN)
57 kg
details
 Hideaki Tomiyama
Japan (JPN)
 Barry Davis
United States (USA)
 Kim Eui-Kon
South Korea (KOR)
62 kg
details
 Randall Lewis
United States (USA)
 Kosei Akaishi
Japan (JPN)
 Lee Jung-Keun
South Korea (KOR)
68 kg
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 You In-Tak
South Korea (KOR)
 Andrew Rein
United States (USA)
 Jukka Rauhala
Finland (FIN)
74 kg
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 Dave Schultz
United States (USA)
 Martin Knosp
West Germany (FRG)
 Šaban Sejdi
Yugoslavia (YUG)
82 kg
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 Mark Schultz
United States (USA)
 Hideyuki Nagashima
Japan (JPN)
 Christopher Rinke
Canada (CAN)
90 kg
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 Ed Banach
United States (USA)
 Akira Ota
Japan (JPN)
 Noel Loban
Great Britain (GBR)
100 kg
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 Lou Banach
United States (USA)
 Joseph Atiyeh
Syria (SYR)
 Vasile Puşcaşu
Romania (ROU)
+100 kg
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 Bruce Baumgartner
United States (USA)
 Robert Molle
Canada (CAN)
 Ayhan Taşkin
Turkey (TUR)

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
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 Vincenzo Maenza
Italy (ITA)
 Markus Scherer
West Germany (FRG)
 Ikuzo Saito
Japan (JPN)
52 kg
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 Atsuji Miyahara
Japan (JPN)
 Daniel Aceves
Mexico (MEX)
 Bang Dae-Du
South Korea (KOR)
57 kg
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 Pasquale Passarelli
West Germany (FRG)
 Masaki Eto
Japan (JPN)
 Haralambos Holidis
Greece (GRE)
62 kg
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 Kim Weon-Kee
South Korea (KOR)
 Kent-Olle Johansson
Sweden (SWE)
 Hugo Dietsche
Switzerland (SUI)
68 kg
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 Vlado Lisjak
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Tapio Sipilä
Finland (FIN)
 James Martinez
United States (USA)
74 kg
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 Jouko Salomäki
Finland (FIN)
 Roger Tallroth
Sweden (SWE)
 Ştefan Rusu
Romania (ROU)
82 kg
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 Ion Draica
Romania (ROU)
 Dimitrios Thanopoulos
Greece (GRE)
 Sören Claeson
Sweden (SWE)
90 kg
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 Steve Fraser
United States (USA)
 Ilie Matei
Romania (ROU)
 Frank Andersson
Sweden (SWE)
100 kg
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 Vasile Andrei
Romania (ROU)
 Greg Gibson
United States (USA)
 Jožef Tertei
Yugoslavia (YUG)
+100 kg
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 Jeff Blatnick
United States (USA)
 Refik Memišević
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Victor Dolipschi
Romania (ROU)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 9 3 1 13
2  Japan (JPN) 2 5 2 9
3  South Korea (KOR) 2 1 4 7
4  Romania (ROU) 2 1 3 6
5  Yugoslavia (YUG) 2 1 2 5
6  West Germany (FRG) 1 2 0 3
7  Finland (FIN) 1 1 1 3
8  Italy (ITA) 1 0 0 1
9  Sweden (SWE) 0 2 2 4
10  Canada (CAN) 0 1 1 2
 Greece (GRE) 0 1 1 2
12  Mexico (MEX) 0 1 0 1
 Syria (SYR) 0 1 0 1
14  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 0 1 1
 Turkey (TUR) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 267 wrestlers from 44 nations competed at the Los Angeles Games:

See also[edit]

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