1951 World Wrestling Championships

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1951 World Championships
Host city Finland Helsinki, Finland
Dates April 26–29
Champions
Freestyle  Turkey

The 1951 World Freestyle Wrestling Championship were held in Helsinki, Finland.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Turkey 6 0 1 7
2  Sweden 2 1 3 6
3  Finland 0 4 0 4
4  Iran 0 2 2 4
5  Italy 0 1 1 2
6  West Germany 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 24

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's freestyle
Team Points
1  Turkey 41
2  Sweden 35
3  Finland 27
4  Iran 25

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Ali Yücel
 Turkey
Mahmoud Mollaghasemi
 Iran
Bengt Johansson
 Sweden
Bantamweight
57 kg
Nasuh Akar
 Turkey
Niilo Turkkila
 Finland
Mehdi Yaghoubi
 Iran
Featherweight
62 kg
Nurettin Zafer
 Turkey
Ilmari Ruikka
 Finland
Henry Holmberg
 Sweden
Lightweight
67 kg
Olle Anderberg
 Sweden
Garibaldo Nizzola
 Italy
İbrahim Zengin
 Turkey
Welterweight
73 kg
Celal Atik
 Turkey
Aleksanteri Keisala
 Finland
Abdollah Mojtabavi
 Iran
Middleweight
79 kg
Haydar Zafer
 Turkey
Gholamreza Takhti
 Iran
Göte Ekström
 Sweden
Light heavyweight
87 kg
Yaşar Doğu
 Turkey
Viking Palm
 Sweden
Max Leichter
 West Germany
Heavyweight
+87 kg
Bertil Antonsson
 Sweden
Pauli Riihimäki
 Finland
Natale Vecchi
 Italy

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