1953 World Wrestling Championships

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1953 World Championships
Host city Italy Naples, Italy
Dates April 17–19
Champions
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The 1953 World Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship were held in Naples, Italy.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 5 1 1 7
2  Sweden 3 1 0 4
3  Finland 0 2 1 3
4  Hungary 0 2 0 2
5  Italy 0 1 3 4
6  Turkey 0 1 0 1
7  Belgium 0 0 1 1
 Lebanon 0 0 1 1
  Switzerland 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 24

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points
1  Soviet Union 41
2  Sweden 24.5
3  Finland 20
4  Italy 17
5  Hungary 15
6  Turkey 14.5

Medal summary[edit]

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Boris Gurevich
 Soviet Union
Ahmet Bilek
 Turkey
Maurice Mewis
 Belgium
Bantamweight
57 kg
Artem Teryan
 Soviet Union
Imre Hódos
 Hungary
Giovanni Cocco
 Italy
Featherweight
62 kg
Olle Anderberg
 Sweden
Umberto Trippa
 Italy
Elie Naasan
 Lebanon
Lightweight
67 kg
Gustav Freij
 Sweden
Kyösti Lehtonen
 Finland
Shazam Safin
 Soviet Union
Welterweight
73 kg
Georgy Khatvoryan
 Soviet Union
Miklós Szilvási
 Hungary
Franco Benedetti
 Italy
Middleweight
79 kg
Givi Kartozia
 Soviet Union
Axel Grönberg
 Sweden
Kalervo Rauhala
 Finland
Light heavyweight
87 kg
August Englas
 Soviet Union
Kelpo Gröndahl
 Finland
Kurt Rusterholz
 Switzerland
Heavyweight
+87 kg
Bertil Antonsson
 Sweden
Johannes Kotkas
 Soviet Union
Guido Fantoni
 Italy

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