1958 World Wrestling Championships

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1958 World Championships
Host city Hungary Budapest, Hungary
Dates July 21–24
Champions
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The 1958 World Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship was held in Budapest, Hungary.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 5 2 1 8
2  Turkey 2 2 1 5
3  Hungary 1 2 1 4
4  Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
 West Germany 0 1 0 1
6  East Germany 0 0 2 2
7  Romania 0 0 1 1
 Sweden 0 0 1 1
 Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 24

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points
1  Soviet Union 44
2  Turkey 26
3  Hungary 23

Medal summary[edit]

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Boris Gurevich
 Soviet Union (URS)
Sándor Kerekes
 Hungary (HUN)
Borivoje Vukov
 Yugoslavia (YUG)
Bantamweight
57 kg
Oleg Karavayev
 Soviet Union (URS)
Yaşar Yılmaz
 Turkey (TUR)
Lothar Fischer
 East Germany (GDR)
Featherweight
62 kg
Imre Polyák
 Hungary (HUN)
Müzahir Sille
 Turkey (TUR)
Vladimir Stashkevich
 Soviet Union (URS)
Lightweight
67 kg
Rıza Doğan
 Turkey (TUR)
Viktor Vasin
 Soviet Union (URS)
Gyula Tóth
 Hungary (HUN)
Welterweight
73 kg
Kazım Ayvaz
 Turkey (TUR)
Grigory Gamarnik
 Soviet Union (URS)
Valeriu Bularcă
 Romania (ROU)
Middleweight
79 kg
Givi Kartozia
 Soviet Union (URS)
Horst Heß
 West Germany (FRG)
Lothar Metz
 East Germany (GDR)
Light heavyweight
87 kg
Rostom Abashidze
 Soviet Union (URS)
György Gurics
 Hungary (HUN)
Rune Jansson
 Sweden (SWE)
Heavyweight
+87 kg
Ivan Bogdan
 Soviet Union (URS)
Lyutvi Ahmedov
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Hamit Kaplan
 Turkey (TUR)

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