1978 World Wrestling Championships

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1978 World Championships
Host city Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
Dates August 20–27
Champions
Freestyle  Soviet Union
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union

The 1978 FILA Wrestling World Championships were held in Mexico City, Mexico.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 12 4 4 20
2  Romania 3 1 2 6
3  East Germany 2 1 1 4
4  Bulgaria 1 2 1 4
5  Japan 1 2 0 3
6  United States 1 0 1 2
7  Iran 0 2 2 4
8  Poland 0 2 1 3
 Yugoslavia 0 2 1 3
10  Sweden 0 1 1 2
 West Germany 0 1 1 2
12  Hungary 0 1 0 1
 South Korea 0 1 0 1
14  Cuba 0 0 2 2
15  Greece 0 0 1 1
 Mongolia 0 0 1 1
 Turkey 0 0 1 1
Total 20 20 20 60

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman
Team Points Team Points
1  Soviet Union 55  Soviet Union 53
2  East Germany 21  Romania 36
3  Iran 19  Bulgaria 30
4  Japan 18  Poland 24
5  United States 17.5  Yugoslavia 15.5
6  Bulgaria 17.5  West Germany 12

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Sergey Kornilayev
 Soviet Union
Nobuo Fujisawa
 Japan
Mohammad Bazmavar
 Iran
52 kg Anatoly Beloglazov
 Soviet Union
Hartmut Reich
 East Germany
Luis Ocaña
 Cuba
57 kg Hideaki Tomiyama
 Japan
Busay Ibragimov
 Soviet Union
Dugarsürengiin Oyuunbold
 Mongolia
62 kg Vladimir Yumin
 Soviet Union
Yang Jung-mo
 South Korea
Mohammad Rezaei
 Iran
68 kg Pavel Pinigin
 Soviet Union
Akira Miyahara
 Japan
Ivan Yankov
 Bulgaria
74 kg Leroy Kemp
 United States
Mohammad Hossein Mohebbi
 Iran
Pyotr Marta
 Soviet Union
82 kg Magomedkhan Aratsilov
 Soviet Union
Adolf Seger
 West Germany
John Peterson
 United States
90 kg Uwe Neupert
 East Germany
Anatoly Prokopchuk
 Soviet Union
İsmail Temiz
 Turkey
100 kg Harald Büttner
 East Germany
Levan Tediashvili
 Soviet Union
Bárbaro Morgan
 Cuba
+100 kg Soslan Andiyev
 Soviet Union
Reza Soukhteh-Saraei
 Iran
Roland Gehrke
 East Germany

Men's Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Constantin Alexandru
 Romania
Aleksey Shumakov
 Soviet Union
Roman Kierpacz
 Poland
52 kg Vakhtang Blagidze
 Soviet Union
Nicu Gingă
 Romania
Charalambos Cholidis
 Greece
57 kg Shamil Serikov
 Soviet Union
Ivan Frgić
 Yugoslavia
Pasquale Passarelli
 West Germany
62 kg Boris Kramarenko
 Soviet Union
Kazimierz Lipień
 Poland
Lars Malmkvist
 Sweden
68 kg Ştefan Rusu
 Romania
Andrzej Supron
 Poland
Aleksandr Aliyev
 Soviet Union
74 kg Arif Niftullayev
 Soviet Union
Ferenc Kocsis
 Hungary
Gheorghe Ciobotaru
 Romania
82 kg Ion Draica
 Romania
Momir Petković
 Yugoslavia
Vladimir Cheboksarov
 Soviet Union
90 kg Stoyan Nikolov
 Bulgaria
Frank Andersson
 Sweden
Viktor Avdyshev
 Soviet Union
100 kg Nikolay Balboshin
 Soviet Union
Georgi Raykov
 Bulgaria
Refik Memišević
 Yugoslavia
+100 kg Aleksandr Kolchinsky
 Soviet Union
Nikola Dinev
 Bulgaria
Roman Codreanu
 Romania

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