1996 World Wrestling Championships

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1996 World Championships
Host city Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
Dates August 29–31
Champions
Women  Japan

The 1996 FILA Wrestling World Championships were held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan 2 1 3 6
2  China 2 0 0 2
3  France 1 2 1 4
4  United States 1 2 0 3
5  Russia 1 1 1 3
6  Canada 1 1 0 2
7  Sweden 1 0 1 1
8  Austria 0 1 0 1
 Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
10  Chinese Taipei 0 0 1 1
 Germany 0 0 1 1
 Norway 0 0 1 1
Total 9 9 9 27

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Women's freestyle
Team Points
1  Japan 68
2  Russia 63
3  United States 48
4  France 41
5  Canada 39
6  China 32
7  Bulgaria 29
8  Chinese Taipei 29
9  Germany 25
10  Sweden 23

Medal summary[edit]

Women's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
44 kg Zhong Xiue
 China
Almuth Leitgeb
 Austria
Shoko Yoshimura
 Japan
47 kg Tricia Saunders
 United States
Angélique Berthenet
 France
Miho Adachi
 Japan
50 kg Olga Smirnova
 Russia
Yoshiko Endo
 Japan
Ida Hellström
 Sweden
53 kg Anna Gomis
 France
Jennifer Ryz
 Canada
Ryoko Sakae
 Japan
57 kg Sara Eriksson
 Sweden
Jackie Berube
 United States
Lene Aanes
 Norway
61 kg Mikiko Miyazaki
 Japan
Natalia Ivanova
 Russia
Stéphanie Groß
 Germany
65 kg Yayoi Urano
 Japan
Doris Blind
 France
Elmira Kurbanova
 Russia
70 kg Christine Nordhagen
 Canada
Galina Ivanova
 Bulgaria
Lise Golliot
 France
75 kg Liu Dongfeng
 China
Kristie Stenglein
 United States
Sha Ling-li
 Chinese Taipei

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