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

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