1963 World Wrestling Championships

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1963 World Freestyle Championships
Host city Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
Dates May 31 – June 2
Champions
Freestyle  Soviet Union
1963 World Greco-Roman Championships
Host city Sweden Helsingborg, Sweden
Dates July 1–3
Champions
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The following is the final results of the 1963 FILA Wrestling World Championships. Freestyle competition were held in Sofia, Bulgaria and Greco-Roman competition were held in Helsingborg, Sweden.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 8 4 1 13
2  Japan 2 1 0 3
 Yugoslavia 2 1 0 3
4  Turkey 2 0 3 5
5  Bulgaria 1 3 5 9
6  Hungary 1 1 2 4
7  Iran 0 1 1 2
 Sweden 0 1 1 2
9  Czechoslovakia 0 1 0 1
 East Germany 0 1 0 1
 Italy 0 1 0 1
 Romania 0 1 0 1
13  United States 0 0 2 2
14  West Germany 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 39  Soviet Union 37.5
2  Bulgaria 33.5  Hungary 18.5
3  Turkey 24  Yugoslavia 17
4  Japan 23  Sweden 16.5
5  Iran 13.5  Bulgaria 14.5
6  United States 11.5  Turkey 13

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Cemal Yanılmaz
 Turkey (TUR)
Ali Aliyev
 Soviet Union (URS)
Stoyko Malov
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Bantamweight
57 kg
Aydin Ibrahimov
 Soviet Union (URS)
Hiroshi Ikeda
 Japan (JPN)
Mladen Georgiev
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Featherweight
63 kg
Osamu Watanabe
 Japan (JPN)
Ebrahim Seifpour
 Iran (IRI)
Stancho Ivanov
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Lightweight
70 kg
Iwao Horiuchi
 Japan (JPN)
Zarbeg Beriashvili
 Soviet Union (URS)
Gregory Ruth
 United States (USA)
Welterweight
78 kg
Guram Sagaradze
 Soviet Union (URS)
Petko Dermendzhiev
 Bulgaria (BUL)
İsmail Ogan
 Turkey (TUR)
Middleweight
87 kg
Prodan Gardzhev
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Anatoly Albul
 Soviet Union (URS)
Mansour Mehdizadeh
 Iran (IRI)
Light heavyweight
97 kg
Aleksandr Medved
 Soviet Union (URS)
Valko Kostov
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Hamit Kaplan
 Turkey (TUR)
Heavyweight
+97 kg
Aleksandr Ivanitsky
 Soviet Union (URS)
Lyutvi Ahmedov
 Bulgaria (BUL)
János Reznák
 Hungary (HUN)

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Borivoje Vukov
 Yugoslavia (YUG)
Ignazio Fabra
 Italy (ITA)
Sergey Rybalko
 Soviet Union (URS)
Bantamweight
57 kg
János Varga
 Hungary (HUN)
Jiří Švec
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Dinko Petrov
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Featherweight
63 kg
Gennady Sapunov
 Soviet Union (URS)
Imre Polyák
 Hungary (HUN)
Ivan Ivanov
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Lightweight
70 kg
Stevan Horvat
 Yugoslavia (YUG)
David Gvantseladze
 Soviet Union (URS)
Klaus Rost
 West Germany (FRG)
Welterweight
78 kg
Anatoly Kolesov
 Soviet Union (URS)
Rudolf Vesper
 East Germany (GDR)
Bertil Nyström
 Sweden (SWE)
Middleweight
87 kg
Tevfik Kış
 Turkey (TUR)
Branislav Simić
 Yugoslavia (YUG)
György Gurics
 Hungary (HUN)
Light heavyweight
97 kg
Rostom Abashidze
 Soviet Union (URS)
Nicolae Martinescu
 Romania (ROU)
Hamit Kaplan
 Turkey (TUR)
Heavyweight
+97 kg
Anatoly Roshchin
 Soviet Union (URS)
Ragnar Svensson
 Sweden (SWE)
James Raschke
 United States (USA)

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