1962 World Wrestling Championships

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1962 World Championships
Host city United States Toledo, United States
Dates June 21–27
Champions
Freestyle  Soviet Union
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The 1962 FILA Wrestling World Championships were held in Toledo, Ohio, United States.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 6 4 1 11
2  Turkey 3 1 5 9
3  Japan 2 2 1 5
4  Iran 2 2 0 4
5  Hungary 2 0 1 3
6  Bulgaria 1 4 0 5
7  Italy 0 1 1 2
8  Denmark 0 1 0 1
 Yugoslavia 0 1 0 1
10  United States 0 0 3 3
 West Germany 0 0 3 3
12  United Arab Republic 0 0 1 1
Total 16 16 16 48

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points Team Points
1  Soviet Union 29  Soviet Union 40
2  Japan 26.5  Turkey 31
3  Iran 25  Bulgaria 20.5
4  Turkey 21.5  Hungary 16
5  Bulgaria 19  West Germany 8.5
6  United States 15  Japan 8

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Ali Aliyev
 Soviet Union
Noriyuki Harada
 Japan
Satılmış Tektaş
 Turkey
Bantamweight
57 kg
Hüseyin Akbaş
 Turkey
Masaaki Hatta
 Japan
János Varga
 Hungary
Featherweight
63 kg
Osamu Watanabe
 Japan
Mohammad Khadem
 Iran
Ewald Tauer
 West Germany
Lightweight
70 kg
Enyu Valchev
 Bulgaria
Robert Dzhganadze
 Soviet Union
Osvaldo Ferrari
 Italy
Welterweight
78 kg
Emam-Ali Habibi
 Iran
Petko Dermendzhiev
 Bulgaria
James Ferguson
 United States
Middleweight
87 kg
Mansour Mehdizadeh
 Iran
Hasan Güngör
 Turkey
Shunichi Kawano
 Japan
Light heavyweight
97 kg
Aleksandr Medved
 Soviet Union
Gholamreza Takhti
 Iran
Daniel Brand
 United States
Heavyweight
+97 kg
Aleksandr Ivanitsky
 Soviet Union
Lyutvi Ahmedov
 Bulgaria
Wilfried Dietrich
 West Germany

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Sergey Rybalko
 Soviet Union
Ignazio Fabra
 Italy
Burhan Bozkurt
 Turkey
Bantamweight
57 kg
Masamitsu Ichiguchi
 Japan
Amari Egadze
 Soviet Union
Kamel Ali El-Sayed
 United Arab Republic
Featherweight
63 kg
Imre Polyák
 Hungary
Konstantin Vyrupayev
 Soviet Union
Rıza Doğan
 Turkey
Lightweight
70 kg
Kazım Ayvaz
 Turkey
Stevan Horvat
 Yugoslavia
James Burke
 United States
Welterweight
78 kg
Anatoly Kolesov
 Soviet Union
Bjarne Ansbøl
 Denmark
Yavuz Selekman
 Turkey
Middleweight
87 kg
Tevfik Kış
 Turkey
Krali Bimbalov
 Bulgaria
Anatoly Kirov
 Soviet Union
Light heavyweight
97 kg
Rostom Abashidze
 Soviet Union
Boyan Radev
 Bulgaria
İsmet Atlı
 Turkey
Heavyweight
+97 kg
István Kozma
 Hungary
Anatoly Roshchin
 Soviet Union
Wilfried Dietrich
 West Germany

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