1966 World Wrestling Championships

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1966 World Championships
Host city United States Toledo, United States
Dates June 16–22
Champions
Freestyle  Turkey
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The 1966 FILA Wrestling World Championships were held in Toledo, Ohio, United States.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 6 5 0 11
2  Bulgaria 3 0 1 4
3  Turkey 1 4 3 8
4  Japan 1 3 0 4
5  Iran 1 0 4 5
6  West Germany 1 0 2 3
7  Hungary 1 0 0 1
 South Korea 1 0 0 1
 Yugoslavia 1 0 0 1
10  United States 0 2 1 3
11  Romania 0 1 1 2
12  Sweden 0 1 0 1
13  Czechoslovakia 0 0 2 2
14  Austria 0 0 1 1
 Finland 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  Turkey 34  Soviet Union 39.5
2  Soviet Union 28.5  Bulgaria 19.33
3  United States 23  Romania 14.5
4  Iran 19  West Germany 14
5  Bulgaria 18.5  Finland 12.5
6  Japan 17  Turkey 12.33

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Chang Chang-sun
 South Korea
Yasuo Katsumura
 Japan
Rick Sanders
 United States
Bantamweight
57 kg
Ali Aliyev
 Soviet Union
Hasan Sevinç
 Turkey
Aboutaleb Talebi
 Iran
Featherweight
63 kg
Masaaki Kaneko
 Japan
Bobby Douglas
 United States
Nihat Kabanlı
 Turkey
Lightweight
70 kg
Abdollah Movahed
 Iran
Iwao Horiuchi
 Japan
Seyit Ahmet Ağralı
 Turkey
Welterweight
78 kg
Mahmut Atalay
 Turkey
Guram Sagaradze
 Soviet Union
Hossein Tahami
 Iran
Middleweight
87 kg
Prodan Gardzhev
 Bulgaria
Hasan Güngör
 Turkey
Josef Urban
 Czechoslovakia
Light heavyweight
97 kg
Aleksandr Medved
 Soviet Union
Ahmet Ayık
 Turkey
Said Mustafov
 Bulgaria
Heavyweight
+97 kg
Aleksandr Ivanitsky
 Soviet Union
Larry Kristoff
 United States
Abolfazl Anvari
 Iran

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Angel Kerezov
 Bulgaria
Sergey Rybalko
 Soviet Union
Rolf Lacour
 West Germany
Bantamweight
57 kg
Fritz Stange
 West Germany
Koji Sakurama
 Japan
Ünver Beşergil
 Turkey
Featherweight
63 kg
Roman Rurua
 Soviet Union
Leif Freij
 Sweden
Iraj Khorshidfar
 Iran
Lightweight
70 kg
Stevan Horvat
 Yugoslavia
Gennady Sapunov
 Soviet Union
Eero Tapio
 Finland
Welterweight
78 kg
Viktor Igumenov
 Soviet Union
Florea Ciorcilă
 Romania
Peter Nettekoven
 West Germany
Middleweight
87 kg
Valentin Olenik
 Soviet Union
Tevfik Kış
 Turkey
Franz Pötsch
 Austria
Light heavyweight
97 kg
Boyan Radev
 Bulgaria
Valery Anisimov
 Soviet Union
Nicolae Martinescu
 Romania
Heavyweight
+97 kg
István Kozma
 Hungary
Nikolay Shmakov
 Soviet Union
Petr Kment
 Czechoslovakia

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