1959 World Wrestling Championships

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1959 World Championships
Host city Iran Tehran, Iran
Dates October 1–5
Champions
Freestyle  Soviet Union

The 1959 World Freestyle Wrestling Championship were held in Tehran, Iran.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 3 1 2 6
2  Turkey 2 2 2 6
3  Iran 2 0 0 2
4  Bulgaria 1 3 0 4
5  Finland 0 1 0 1
 Hungary 0 1 0 1
7  Pakistan 0 0 2 2
8  East Germany 0 0 1 1
 France 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 24

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's freestyle
Team Points
1  Soviet Union 36
2  Turkey 33
3  Bulgaria 22
4  Iran 20

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Ali Aliyev
 Soviet Union
Ahmet Bilek
 Turkey
Muhammad Niaz
 Pakistan
Bantamweight
57 kg
Hüseyin Akbaş
 Turkey
Tauno Jaskari
 Finland
Vladimir Arsenyan
 Soviet Union
Featherweight
62 kg
Mustafa Dağıstanlı
 Turkey
Stancho Ivanov
 Bulgaria
Muhammad Akhtar
 Pakistan
Lightweight
67 kg
Vladimir Sinyavsky
 Soviet Union
Enyu Valchev
 Bulgaria
Hayrullah Şahin
 Turkey
Welterweight
73 kg
Emam-Ali Habibi
 Iran
Vakhtang Balavadze
 Soviet Union
İsmail Ogan
 Turkey
Middleweight
79 kg
Georgy Skhirtladze
 Soviet Union
Géza Hollósi
 Hungary
Lothar Lippa
 East Germany
Light heavyweight
87 kg
Gholamreza Takhti
 Iran
Petko Sirakov
 Bulgaria
Maurice Jacquel
 France
Heavyweight
+87 kg
Lyutvi Ahmedov
 Bulgaria
Hamit Kaplan
 Turkey
Savkuds Dzarasov
 Soviet Union

References[edit]