1955 World Wrestling Championships

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1955 World Championships
Host city West Germany Karlsruhe, West Germany
Dates April 21–25
Champions
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The 1955 World Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship were held in Karlsruhe, West Germany.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 6 1 0 7
2  Hungary 1 1 0 2
3  Italy 1 0 1 2
4  Turkey 0 2 2 4
5  Finland 0 2 0 2
6  Sweden 0 1 3 4
7  West Germany 0 1 1 2
8  Yugoslavia 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 23
3  Turkey 19
4  Finland 15
5  Italy 14
6  Hungary 13

Medal summary[edit]

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Ignazio Fabra
 Italy (ITA)
Nail Garayev
 Soviet Union (URS)
Hüseyin Akbaş
 Turkey (TUR)
Bantamweight
57 kg
Vladimir Stashkevich
 Soviet Union (URS)
Yaşar Yılmaz
 Turkey (TUR)
Pietro Lombardi
 Italy (ITA)
Featherweight
62 kg
Imre Polyák
 Hungary (HUN)
Müzahir Sille
 Turkey (TUR)
Gunnar Håkansson
 Sweden (SWE)
Lightweight
67 kg
Grigory Gamarnik
 Soviet Union (URS)
Kyösti Lehtonen
 Finland (FIN)
Gustav Freij
 Sweden (SWE)
Welterweight
73 kg
Vladimir Maneyev
 Soviet Union (URS)
Anton Mackowiak
 West Germany (FRG)
Milorad Arsić
 Yugoslavia (YUG)
Middleweight
79 kg
Givi Kartozia
 Soviet Union (URS)
György Gurics
 Hungary (HUN)
Horst Heß
 West Germany (FRG)
Light heavyweight
87 kg
Valentin Nikolayev
 Soviet Union (URS)
Veikko Lahti
 Finland (FIN)
Karl-Erik Nilsson
 Sweden (SWE)
Heavyweight
+87 kg
Aleksandr Masur
 Soviet Union (URS)
Bertil Antonsson
 Sweden (SWE)
Hamit Kaplan
 Turkey (TUR)

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