List of Olympic medalists in freestyle wrestling

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This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in freestyle wrestling.

Current Program[edit]

Men[edit]

Bantamweight[edit]

  • −56.70 kg (1904)
  • −54 kg (1908)
  • −56 kg (1924–1936)
  • −57 kg (1948–1996)
  • −58 kg (2000)
  • −55 kg (2004–2012)
  • −57 kg (2016–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1904 St. Louis
details
Isidor Niflot
 United States
August Wester
 United States
Louis Strebler
 United States
1908 London
details
George Mehnert
 United States
William J. Press
 Great Britain
Aubert Cote
 Canada
1912–1920 not included in the Olympic program
1924 Paris
details
Kustaa Pihlajamäki
 Finland
Kaarlo Mäkinen
 Finland
Bryan Hines
 United States
1928 Amsterdam
details
Kaarlo Mäkinen
 Finland
Edmond Spapen
 Belgium
James Trifunov
 Canada
1932 Los Angeles
details
Robert Pearce
 United States
Ödön Zombori
 Hungary
Aatos Jaskari
 Finland
1936 Berlin
details
Ödön Zombori
 Hungary
Ross Flood
 United States
Johannes Herbert
 Germany
1948 London
details
Nasuh Akar
 Turkey
Gerald Leeman
 United States
Charles Kouyos
 France
1952 Helsinki
details
Shohachi Ishii
 Japan
Rashid Mamedbekov
 Soviet Union
Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav
 India
1956 Melbourne
details
Mustafa Dağıstanlı
 Turkey
Mehdi Yaghoubi
 Iran
Mikhail Shakhov
 Soviet Union
1960 Rome
details
Terrence McCann
 United States
Nezhdet Zalev
 Bulgaria
Tadeusz Trojanowski
 Poland
1964 Tokyo
details
Yojiro Uetake
 Japan
Hüseyin Akbaş
 Turkey
Aydin Ibragimov
 Soviet Union
1968 Mexico City
details
Yojiro Uetake
 Japan
Donald Behm
 United States
Aboutaleb Talebi
 Iran
1972 Munich
details
Hideaki Yanagida
 Japan
Richard Sanders
 United States
László Klinga
 Hungary
1976 Montreal
details
Vladimir Yumin
 Soviet Union
Hans-Dieter Brüchert
 East Germany
Masao Arai
 Japan
1980 Moscow
details
Sergei Beloglazov
 Soviet Union
Li Ho-Pyong
 North Korea
Dugarsürengiin Oyuunbold
 Mongolia
1984 Los Angeles
details
Hideaki Tomiyama
 Japan
Barry Davis
 United States
Kim Eui-Kon
 South Korea
1988 Seoul
details
Sergei Beloglazov
 Soviet Union
Askari Mohammadian
 Iran
Noh Kyung-Sun
 South Korea
1992 Barcelona
details
Alejandro Puerto
 Cuba
Sergei Smal
 Unified Team
Kim Yong-Sik
 North Korea
1996 Atlanta
details
Kendall Cross
 United States
Guivi Sissaouri
 Canada
Ri Yong-Sam
 North Korea
2000 Sydney
details
Alireza Dabir
 Iran
Yevgen Buslovych
 Ukraine
Terry Brands
 United States
2004 Athens
details
Mavlet Batirov
 Russia
Stephen Abas
 United States
Chikara Tanabe
 Japan
2008 Beijing
details
Henry Cejudo
 United States
Tomohiro Matsunaga
 Japan
Besik Kudukhov
 Russia
Radoslav Velikov
 Bulgaria
2012 London
details
Djamal Otarsultanov
 Russia
Vladimer Khinchegashvili
 Georgia
Yang Kyong-Il
 North Korea
Shinichi Yumoto
 Japan
2016 Rio
details
Vladimer Khinchegashvili
 Georgia
Rei Higuchi
 Japan
Haji Aliyev
 Azerbaijan
Hassan Rahimi
 Iran

Lightweight[edit]

  • −65.77 kg (1904)
  • −66.6 kg (1908)
  • −67.5 kg (1920–1936)
  • −67 kg (1948–1960)
  • −70 kg (1964–1968)
  • −68 kg (1972–1996)
  • −69 kg (2000)
  • −66 kg (2004–2012)
  • −65 kg (2016–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1904 St. Louis
details
Otto Roehm
 United States
Rudolph Tesing
 United States
Albert Zirkel
 United States
1908 London
details
George de Relwyskow
 Great Britain
William Wood
 Great Britain
Albert Gingell
 Great Britain
1912 Stockholm not included in the Olympic program
1920 Antwerp
details
Kalle Anttila
 Finland
Gottfrid Svensson
 Sweden
Peter Wright
 Great Britain
1924 Paris
details
Russell Vis
 United States
Volmar Wikström
 Finland
Arvo Haavisto
 Finland
1928 Amsterdam
details
Osvald Käpp
 Estonia
Charles Pacôme
 France
Eino Augusti Leino
 Finland
1932 Los Angeles
details
Charles Pacôme
 France
Károly Kárpáti
 Hungary
Gustaf Klarén
 Sweden
1936 Berlin
details
Károly Kárpáti
 Hungary
Wolfgang Ehrl
 Germany
Hermanni Pihlajamäki
 Finland
1948 London
details
Celal Atik
 Turkey
Gösta Frändfors
 Sweden
Hermann Baumann
 Switzerland
1952 Helsinki
details
Olle Anderberg
 Sweden
Jay Thomas Evans
 United States
Jahanbakht Towfigh
 Iran
1956 Melbourne
details
Imam-Ali Habibi
 Iran
Shigeru Kasahara
 Japan
Alimbeg Bestayev
 Soviet Union
1960 Rome
details
Shelby Wilson
 United States
Vladimir Synyavsky
 Soviet Union
Enyu Valchev
 Bulgaria
1964 Tokyo
details
Enyu Valchev
 Bulgaria
Klaus Rost
 United Team of Germany
Iwao Horiuchi
 Japan
1968 Mexico City
details
Abdollah Movahed
 Iran
Enyu Valchev
 Bulgaria
Danzandarjaagiin Sereeter
 Mongolia
1972 Munich
details
Dan Gable
 United States
Kikuo Wada
 Japan
Ruslan Ashuraliyev
 Soviet Union
1976 Montreal
details
Pavel Pinigin
 Soviet Union
Lloyd Keaser
 United States
Yasaburo Sugawara
 Japan
1980 Moscow
details
Saypulla Absaidov
 Soviet Union
Ivan Yankov
 Bulgaria
Šaban Sejdi
 Yugoslavia
1984 Los Angeles
details
You In-Tak
 South Korea
Andrew Rein
 United States
Jukka Rauhala
 Finland
1988 Seoul
details
Arsen Fadzayev
 Soviet Union
Park Jang-Soon
 South Korea
Nate Carr
 United States
1992 Barcelona
details
Arsen Fadzayev
 Unified Team
Valentin Getsov
 Bulgaria
Kosei Akaishi
 Japan
1996 Atlanta
details
Vadim Bogiyev
 Russia
Townsend Saunders
 United States
Zaza Zazirov
 Ukraine
2000 Sydney
details
Daniel Igali
 Canada
Arsen Gitinov
 Russia
Lincoln McIlravy
 United States
2004 Athens
details
Elbrus Tedeyev
 Ukraine
Jamill Kelly
 United States
Makhach Murtazaliev
 Russia
2008 Beijing
details
Ramazan Şahin
 Turkey
Andriy Stadnik
 Ukraine
Sushil Kumar
 India
Otar Tushishvili
 Georgia
2012 London
details
Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu
 Japan
Sushil Kumar
 India
Akzhurek Tanatarov
 Kazakhstan
Liván López
 Cuba
2016 Rio
details
Soslan Ramonov
 Russia
Toghrul Asgarov
 Azerbaijan
Frank Chamizo
 Italy
Ikhtiyor Navruzov
 Uzbekistan

Welterweight[edit]

  • −71.67 kg (1904)
  • −72 kg (1924–1936)
  • −73 kg (1948–1960)
  • −78 kg (1964–1968)
  • −74 kg (1972–1996)
  • −76 kg (2000)
  • −74 kg (2004–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1904 St. Louis
details
Charles Ericksen
 United States
William Beckmann
 United States
Jerry Winholtz
 United States
1908–1920 not included in the Olympic program
1924 Paris
details
Hermann Gehri
 Switzerland
Eino Leino
 Finland
Otto Müller
 Switzerland
1928 Amsterdam
details
Arvo Haavisto
 Finland
Lloyd Appleton
 United States
Maurice Letchford
 Canada
1932 Los Angeles
details
Jack van Bebber
 United States
Daniel MacDonald
 Canada
Eino Leino
 Finland
1936 Berlin
details
Frank Lewis
 United States
Thure Andersson
 Sweden
Joseph Schleimer
 Canada
1948 London
details
Yaşar Doğu
 Turkey
Richard Garrard
 Australia
Leland Merrill
 United States
1952 Helsinki
details
William Smith
 United States
Per Berlin
 Sweden
Abdollah Mojtabavi
 Iran
1956 Melbourne
details
Mitsuo Ikeda
 Japan
İbrahim Zengin
 Turkey
Vakhtang Balavadze
 Soviet Union
1960 Rome
details
Douglas Blubaugh
 United States
İsmail Ogan
 Turkey
Muhammed Bashir
 Pakistan
1964 Tokyo
details
İsmail Ogan
 Turkey
Guliko Sagaradze
 Soviet Union
Mohammad Ali Sanatkaran
 Iran
1968 Mexico City
details
Mahmut Atalay
 Turkey
Daniel Robin
 France
Tömöriin Artag
 Mongolia
1972 Munich
details
Wayne Wells
 United States
Jan Karlsson
 Sweden
Adolf Seger
 West Germany
1976 Montreal
details
Jiichiro Date
 Japan
Mansour Barzegar
 Iran
Stanley Dziedzic
 United States
1980 Moscow
details
Valentin Raychev
 Bulgaria
Jamtsyn Davaajav
 Mongolia
Dan Karabin
 Czechoslovakia
1984 Los Angeles
details
David Schultz
 United States
Martin Knosp
 West Germany
Šaban Sejdi
 Yugoslavia
1988 Seoul
details
Kenny Monday
 United States
Adlan Varayev
 Soviet Union
Rahmat Sukra
 Bulgaria
1992 Barcelona
details
Park Jang-Soon
 South Korea
Kenny Monday
 United States
Amir Reza Khadem
 Iran
1996 Atlanta
details
Buvaisar Saitiev
 Russia
Park Jang-Soon
 South Korea
Takuya Ota
 Japan
2000 Sydney
details
Brandon Slay
 United States
Moon Eui-Jae
 South Korea
Adem Bereket
 Turkey
2004 Athens
details
Buvaisar Saitiev
 Russia
Gennadiy Laliyev
 Kazakhstan
Iván Fundora
 Cuba
2008 Beijing
details
Buvaisar Saitiev
 Russia
Soslan Tigiev
 Uzbekistan
Murad Gaidarov
 Belarus
Kiril Terziev
 Bulgaria
2012 London
details
Jordan Burroughs
 United States
Sadegh Goudarzi
 Iran
Gábor Hatos
 Hungary
Denis Tsargush
 Russia
2016 Rio
details
Hassan Yazdani
 Iran
Aniuar Geduev
 Russia
Jabrayil Hasanov
 Azerbaijan
Soner Demirtaş
 Turkey

Middleweight[edit]

  • −73 kg (1908)
  • −75 kg (1920)
  • −79 kg (1924–1960)
  • −87 kg (1964–1968)
  • −82 kg (1972–1996)
  • −85 kg (2000)
  • −84 kg (2004–2012)
  • −86 kg (2016–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
details
Stanley Bacon
 Great Britain
George de Relwyskow
 Great Britain
Frederick Beck
 Great Britain
1912 Stockholm not included in the Olympic program
1920 Antwerp
details
Eino Leino
 Finland
Väinö Penttala
 Finland
Charles Johnson
 United States
1924 Paris
details
Fritz Hagmann
 Switzerland
Pierre Ollivier
 Belgium
Vilho Pekkala
 Finland
1928 Amsterdam
details
Ernst Kyburz
 Switzerland
Donald Stockton
 Canada
Samuel Rabin
 Great Britain
1932 Los Angeles
details
Ivar Johansson
 Sweden
Kyösti Luukko
 Finland
József Tunyogi
 Hungary
1936 Berlin
details
Emile Poilvé
 France
Richard Voliva
 United States
Ahmet Kireççi
 Turkey
1948 London
details
Glen Brand
 United States
Adil Candemir
 Turkey
Erik Lindén
 Sweden
1952 Helsinki
details
David Tsimakuridze
 Soviet Union
Gholamreza Takhti
 Iran
György Gurics
 Hungary
1956 Melbourne
details
Nikola Stanchev
 Bulgaria
Daniel Hodge
 United States
Georgi Skhirtladze
 Soviet Union
1960 Rome
details
Hasan Güngör
 Turkey
Georgy Skhirtladze
 Soviet Union
Hans Antonsson
 Sweden
1964 Tokyo
details
Prodan Gardzhev
 Bulgaria
Hasan Güngör
 Turkey
Daniel Brand
 United States
1968 Mexico City
details
Boris Gurevich
 Soviet Union
Jigjidiin Mönkhbat
 Mongolia
Prodan Gardzhev
 Bulgaria
1972 Munich
details
Levan Tediashvili
 Soviet Union
John Peterson
 United States
Vasile Iorga
 Romania
1976 Montreal
details
John Peterson
 United States
Viktor Novozhilov
 Soviet Union
Adolf Seger
 West Germany
1980 Moscow
details
Ismail Abilov
 Bulgaria
Magomedkhan Aratsilov
 Soviet Union
István Kovács
 Hungary
1984 Los Angeles
details
Mark Schultz
 United States
Hideyuki Nagashima
 Japan
Christopher Rinke
 Canada
1988 Seoul
details
Han Myung-Woo
 South Korea
Necmi Gençalp
 Turkey
Jozef Lohyňa
 Czechoslovakia
1992 Barcelona
details
Kevin Jackson
 United States
Elmadi Jabrailov
 Unified Team
Rasoul Khadem
 Iran
1996 Atlanta
details
Khadzhimurad Magomedov
 Russia
Yang Hyun-Mo
 South Korea
Amir Reza Khadem
 Iran
2000 Sydney
details
Adam Saitiev
 Russia
Yoel Romero
 Cuba
Magomed Ibragimov
 Macedonia
2004 Athens
details
Cael Sanderson
 United States
Moon Eui-Jae
 South Korea
Sazhid Sazhidov
 Russia
2008 Beijing
details
Revaz Mindorashvili
 Georgia
Yusup Abdusalomov
 Tajikistan
Taras Danko
 Ukraine
Georgy Ketoyev
 Russia
2012 London
details
Sharif Sharifov
 Azerbaijan
Jaime Espinal
 Puerto Rico
Dato Marsagishvili
 Georgia
Ehsan Lashgari
 Iran
2016 Rio
details
Abdulrashid Sadulaev
 Russia
Selim Yaşar
 Turkey
Sharif Sharifov
 Azerbaijan
J'den Cox
 United States

Heavyweight[edit]

  • +71.67 kg (1904)
  • +73 kg (1908)
  • +82.5 kg (1920)
  • +87 kg (1924–1960)
  • +97 kg (1964–1968)
  • −100 kg (1972–1996)
  • −97 kg (2000)
  • −96 kg (2004–2012)
  • −97 kg (2016–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1904 St. Louis
details
Bernhoff Hansen
 United States
Frank Kugler
 United States
Fred Warmbold
 United States
1908 London
details
Con O'Kelly
 Great Britain
Jacob Gundersen
 Norway
Edward Barrett
 Great Britain
1912 Stockholm not included in the Olympic program
1920 Antwerp
details
Robert Roth
 Switzerland
Nat Pendleton
 United States
Fred Meyer
 United States
Ernst Nilsson
 Sweden
1924 Paris
details
Harry Steel
 United States
Henri Wernli
 Switzerland
Andrew McDonald
 Great Britain
1928 Amsterdam
details
Johan Richthoff
 Sweden
Aukusti Sihvola
 Finland
Edmond Dame
 France
1932 Los Angeles
details
Johan Richthoff
 Sweden
John Riley
 United States
Nickolaus Hirschl
 Austria
1936 Berlin
details
Kristjan Palusalu
 Estonia
Josef Klapuch
 Czechoslovakia
Hjalmar Nyström
 Finland
1948 London
details
Gyula Bóbis
 Hungary
Bertil Antonsson
 Sweden
Jim Armstrong
 Australia
1952 Helsinki
details
Arsen Mekokishvili
 Soviet Union
Bertil Antonsson
 Sweden
Kenneth Richmond
 Great Britain
1956 Melbourne
details
Hamit Kaplan
 Turkey
Hussein Mehmedov
 Bulgaria
Taisto Kangasniemi
 Finland
1960 Rome
details
Wilfried Dietrich
 United Team of Germany
Hamit Kaplan
 Turkey
Savkuds Dzarasov
 Soviet Union
1964 Tokyo
details
Aleksandr Ivanitsky
 Soviet Union
Lyutvi Ahmedov
 Bulgaria
Hamit Kaplan
 Turkey
1968 Mexico City
details
Aleksandr Medved
 Soviet Union
Osman Duraliev
 Bulgaria
Wilfried Dietrich
 West Germany
1972 Munich
details
Ivan Yarygin
 Soviet Union
Khorloogiin Bayanmönkh
 Mongolia
József Csatári
 Hungary
1976 Montreal
details
Ivan Yarygin
 Soviet Union
Russell Hellickson
 United States
Dimo Kostov
 Bulgaria
1980 Moscow
details
Illya Mate
 Soviet Union
Slavcho Chervenkov
 Bulgaria
Július Strnisko
 Czechoslovakia
1984 Los Angeles
details
Lou Banach
 United States
Joseph Atiyeh
 Syria
Vasile Puşcaşu
 Romania
1988 Seoul
details
Vasile Puşcaşu
 Romania
Leri Khabelov
 Soviet Union
William Scherr
 United States
1992 Barcelona
details
Leri Khabelov
 Unified Team
Heiko Balz
 Germany
Ali Kayalı
 Turkey
1996 Atlanta
details
Kurt Angle
 United States
Abbas Jadidi
 Iran
Arawat Sabejew
 Germany
2000 Sydney
details
Sagid Murtazaliev
 Russia
Islam Bairamukov
 Kazakhstan
Eldar Kurtanidze
 Georgia
2004 Athens
details
Khadjimourat Gatsalov
 Russia
Magomed Ibragimov
 Uzbekistan
Alireza Heidari
 Iran
2008 Beijing
details
Shirvani Muradov
 Russia
Taimuraz Tigiyev
 Kazakhstan
Giorgi Gogshelidze
 Georgia
Khetag Gazyumov
 Azerbaijan
2012 London
details
Jake Varner
 United States
Valerii Andriitsev
 Ukraine
Giorgi Gogshelidze
 Georgia
Khetag Gazyumov
 Azerbaijan
2016 Rio
details
Kyle Snyder
 United States
Khetag Gazyumov
 Azerbaijan
Albert Saritov
 Romania
Magomed Ibragimov
 Uzbekistan

Super heavyweight[edit]

  • +100 kg (1972–1984)
  • −130 kg (1988–2000)
  • −120 kg (2004–2012)
  • −125 kg (2016–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1972 Munich
details
Aleksandr Medved
 Soviet Union
Osman Duraliev
 Bulgaria
Chris Taylor
 United States
1976 Montreal
details
Soslan Andiyev
 Soviet Union
József Balla
 Hungary
Ladislau Şimon
 Romania
1980 Moscow
details
Soslan Andiyev
 Soviet Union
József Balla
 Hungary
Adam Sandurski
 Poland
1984 Los Angeles
details
Bruce Baumgartner
 United States
Robert Molle
 Canada
Ayhan Taşkın
 Turkey
1988 Seoul
details
David Gobejishvili
 Soviet Union
Bruce Baumgartner
 United States
Andreas Schröder
 East Germany
1992 Barcelona
details
Bruce Baumgartner
 United States
Jeffrey Thue
 Canada
David Gobejishvili
 Unified Team
1996 Atlanta
details
Mahmut Demir
 Turkey
Aleksey Medvedev
 Belarus
Bruce Baumgartner
 United States
2000 Sydney
details
David Musuľbes
 Russia
Artur Taymazov
 Uzbekistan
Alexis Rodríguez
 Cuba
2004 Athens
details
Artur Taymazov
 Uzbekistan
Alireza Rezaei
 Iran
Aydın Polatçı
 Turkey
2008 Beijing
details
vacant Bakhtiyar Akhmedov
 Russia
David Musuľbes
 Slovakia
Marid Mutalimov
 Kazakhstan
2012 London
details
Artur Taymazov
 Uzbekistan
Davit Modzmanashvili
 Georgia
Komeil Ghasemi
 Iran
Bilyal Makhov
 Russia
2016 Rio
details
Taha Akgül
 Turkey
Komeil Ghasemi
 Iran
Ibrahim Saidau
 Belarus
Geno Petriashvili
 Georgia

Women's[edit]

Flyweight[edit]

  • −48 kg (2004–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
2004 Athens
details
Irina Merleni
 Ukraine
Chiharu Icho
 Japan
Patricia Miranda
 United States
2008 Beijing
details
Carol Huynh
 Canada
Chiharu Icho
 Japan
Mariya Stadnik
 Azerbaijan
Irina Merleni
 Ukraine
2012 London
details
Hitomi Obara
 Japan
Mariya Stadnik
 Azerbaijan
Clarissa Chun
 United States
Carol Huynh
 Canada
2016 Rio
details
Eri Tosaka
 Japan
Mariya Stadnik
 Azerbaijan
Sun Yanan
 China
Elitsa Yankova
 Bulgaria

Bantamweight[edit]

  • −53 kg (2016–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
2016 Rio
details
Helen Maroulis
 United States
Saori Yoshida
 Japan
Nataliya Synyshyn
 Azerbaijan
Sofia Mattsson
 Sweden

Welterweight[edit]

  • −58 kg (2016–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
2016 Rio
details
Kaori Icho
 Japan
Valeria Koblova
 Russia
Marwa Amri
 Tunisia
Sakshi Malik
 India

Middleweight[edit]

  • −63 kg (2004–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
2004 Athens
details
Kaori Icho
 Japan
Sara McMann
 United States
Lise Legrand
 France
2008 Beijing
details
Kaori Icho
 Japan
Alena Kartashova
 Russia
Randi Miller
 United States
Yelena Shalygina
 Kazakhstan
2012 London
details
Kaori Icho
 Japan
Jing Ruixue
 China
Lubov Volosova
 Russia
Soronzonboldyn Battsetseg
 Mongolia
2016 Rio
details
Risako Kawai
 Japan
Maryia Mamashuk
 Belarus
Monika Michalik
 Poland
Yekaterina Larionova
 Kazakhstan

Light Heavyweight[edit]

  • −69 kg (2016–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
2016 Rio
details
Sara Dosho
 Japan
Nataliya Vorobyova
 Russia
Elmira Syzdykova
 Kazakhstan
Jenny Fransson
 Sweden

Heavyweight[edit]

  • −72 kg (2004–2012)
  • −75 kg (2016–Present)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
2004 Athens
details
Wang Xu
 China
Guzel Manyurova
 Russia
Kyoko Hamaguchi
 Japan
2008 Beijing
details
Wang Jiao
 China
Stanka Zlateva
 Bulgaria
Kyoko Hamaguchi
 Japan
Agnieszka Wieszczek
 Poland
2012 London
details
Natalia Vorobieva
 Russia
Stanka Zlateva
 Bulgaria
Guzel Manyurova
 Kazakhstan
Maider Unda
 Spain
2016 Rio
details
Erica Wiebe
 Canada
Guzel Manyurova
 Kazakhstan
Zhang Fengliu
 China
Ekaterina Bukina
 Russia

Discontinued Events[edit]

Men[edit]

Light flyweight[edit]

  • −47.6 kg (1904)
  • −48 kg (1972–1996)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1904 St. Louis
details
Robert Curry
 United States
John Hein
 United States
Gustav Thiefenthaler
 United States
1908–1968 not included in the Olympic program
1972 Munich
details
Roman Dmitriyev
 Soviet Union
Ognyan Nikolov
 Bulgaria
Ebrahim Javadi
 Iran
1976 Montreal
details
Hasan Isaev
 Bulgaria
Roman Dmitriyev
 Soviet Union
Akira Kudo
 Japan
1980 Moscow
details
Claudio Pollio
 Italy
Jang Se-Hong
 North Korea
Sergei Kornilayev
 Soviet Union
1984 Los Angeles
details
Bobby Weaver
 United States
Takashi Irie
 Japan
Son Gab-Do
 South Korea
1988 Seoul
details
Takashi Kobayashi
 Japan
Ivan Tzonov
 Bulgaria
Sergei Karamchakov
 Soviet Union
1992 Barcelona
details
Kim Il
 North Korea
Kim Jong-Shin
 South Korea
Vougar Oroudjov
 Unified Team
1996 Atlanta
details
Kim Il
 North Korea
Armen Mkrtchyan
 Armenia
Alexis Vila
 Cuba

Flyweight[edit]

  • −52.16 kg (1904)
  • −52 kg (1948–1996)
  • −54 kg (2000)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1904 St. Louis
details
George Mehnert
 United States
Gustave Bauer
 United States
William Nelson
 United States
1908–1936 not included in the Olympic program
1948 London
details
Lennart Viitala
 Finland
Halit Balamir
 Turkey
Thure Johansson
 Sweden
1952 Helsinki
details
Hasan Gemici
 Turkey
Yushu Kitano
 Japan
Mahmoud Mollaghasemi
 Iran
1956 Melbourne
details
Mirian Tsalkalamanidze
 Soviet Union
Mohammad Ali Khojastehpour
 Iran
Hüseyin Akbaş
 Turkey
1960 Rome
details
Ahmet Bilek
 Turkey
Masayuki Matsubara
 Japan
Ebrahim Seifpour
 Iran
1964 Tokyo
details
Yoshikatsu Yoshida
 Japan
Chang Chang-Sun
 South Korea
Ali Akbar Heidari
 Iran
1968 Mexico City
details
Shigeo Nakata
 Japan
Richard Sanders
 United States
Chimedbazaryn Damdinsharav
 Mongolia
1972 Munich
details
Kiyomi Kato
 Japan
Arsen Alakhverdiyev
 Soviet Union
Kim Gwong-Hyong
 North Korea
1976 Montreal
details
Yuji Takada
 Japan
Alexander Ivanov
 Soviet Union
Jeon Hae-Sup
 South Korea
1980 Moscow
details
Anatoli Beloglazov
 Soviet Union
Władysław Stecyk
 Poland
Nermedin Selimov
 Bulgaria
1984 Los Angeles
details
Shaban Trstena
 Yugoslavia
Kim Jong-kyu
 South Korea
Yuji Takada
 Japan
1988 Seoul
details
Mitsuru Sato
 Japan
Shaban Trstena
 Yugoslavia
Vladimir Toguzov
 Soviet Union
1992 Barcelona
details
Li Hak-Son
 North Korea
Zeke Jones
 United States
Valentin Yordanov
 Bulgaria
1996 Atlanta
details
Valentin Yordanov
 Bulgaria
Namig Abdullayev
 Azerbaijan
Maulen Mamyrov
 Kazakhstan
2000 Sydney
details
Namig Abdullayev
 Azerbaijan
Sammie Henson
 United States
Amiran Kardanov
 Greece

Featherweight[edit]

  • −61.33 kg (1904)
  • −60.30 kg (1908)
  • −61 kg (1920–1936)
  • −62 kg (1972–1996)
  • −63 kg (1948–1968, 2000)
  • −60 kg (2004–2012)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1904 St. Louis
details
Benjamin Bradshaw
 United States
Theodore McLear
 United States
Charles Clapper
 United States
1908 London
details
George Dole
 United States
James Slim
 Great Britain
William McKie
 Great Britain
1912 Stockholm not included in the Olympic program
1920 Antwerp
details
Charles Ackerly
 United States
Samuel Gerson
 United States
Philip Bernard
 Great Britain
1924 Paris
details
Robin Reed
 United States
Chester Newton
 United States
Katsutoshi Naito
 Japan
1928 Amsterdam
details
Allie Morrison
 United States
Kustaa Pihlajamäki
 Finland
Hans Minder
 Switzerland
1932 Los Angeles
details
Hermanni Pihlajamäki
 Finland
Edgar Nemir
 United States
Einar Karlsson
 Sweden
1936 Berlin
details
Kustaa Pihlajamäki
 Finland
Francis Millard
 United States
Gösta Frändfors
 Sweden
1948 London
details
Gazanfer Bilge
 Turkey
Ivar Sjölin
 Sweden
Adolf Müller
 Switzerland
1952 Helsinki
details
Bayram Şit
 Turkey
Nasser Givehchi
 Iran
Josiah Henson
 United States
1956 Melbourne
details
Shozo Sasahara
 Japan
Joseph Mewis
 Belgium
Erkki Penttilä
 Finland
1960 Rome
details
Mustafa Dağıstanlı
 Turkey
Stancho Kolev
 Bulgaria
Vladimir Rubashvili
 Soviet Union
1964 Tokyo
details
Osamu Watanabe
 Japan
Stancho Kolev
 Bulgaria
Nodar Khokhashvili
 Soviet Union
1968 Mexico City
details
Masaaki Kaneko
 Japan
Enyu Todorov
 Bulgaria
Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi
 Iran
1972 Munich
details
Zagalav Abdulbekov
 Soviet Union
Vehbi Akdağ
 Turkey
Ivan Krastev
 Bulgaria
1976 Montreal
details
Yang Jung-Mo
 South Korea
Zevegiin Oidov
 Mongolia
Gene Davis
 United States
1980 Moscow
details
Magomedgasan Abushev
 Soviet Union
Miho Dukov
 Bulgaria
Georgios Hatziioannidis
 Greece
1984 Los Angeles
details
Randall Lewis
 United States
Kosei Akaishi
 Japan
Lee Jung-Keun
 South Korea
1988 Seoul
details
John Smith
 United States
Stepan Sarkisyan
 Soviet Union
Simeon Shterev
 Bulgaria
1992 Barcelona
details
John Smith
 United States
Askari Mohammadian
 Iran
Lázaro Reinoso
 Cuba
1996 Atlanta
details
Tom Brands
 United States
Jang Jae-Sung
 South Korea
Elbrus Tedeyev
 Ukraine
2000 Sydney
details
Murad Umakhanov
 Russia
Serafim Barzakov
 Bulgaria
Jang Jae-Sung
 South Korea
2004 Athens
details
Yandro Quintana
 Cuba
Masoud Mostafa-Jokar
 Iran
Kenji Inoue
 Japan
2008 Beijing
details
Mavlet Batirov
 Russia
Vasyl Fedoryshyn
 Ukraine
Morad Mohammadi
 Iran
Kenichi Yumoto
 Japan
2012 London
details
Toghrul Asgarov
 Azerbaijan
Besik Kudukhov
 Russia
Coleman Scott
 United States
Yogeshwar Dutt
 India

Light heavyweight[edit]

  • −80 kg (1920)
  • −87 kg (1924–1960)
  • −97 kg (1964–1968)
  • −90 kg (1972–1996)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1920 Antwerp
details
Anders Larsson
 Sweden
Charles Courant
 Switzerland
Walter Maurer
 United States
1924 Paris
details
John Spellman
 United States
Rudolf Svensson
 Sweden
Charles Courant
 Switzerland
1928 Amsterdam
details
Thure Sjöstedt
 Sweden
Arnold Bögli
 Switzerland
Henri Lefèbre
 France
1932 Los Angeles
details
Peter Mehringer
 United States
Thure Sjöstedt
 Sweden
Eddie Scarf
 Australia
1936 Berlin
details
Knut Fridell
 Sweden
August Neo
 Estonia
Erich Siebert
 Germany
1948 London
details
Henry Wittenberg
 United States
Fritz Stöckli
 Switzerland
Bengt Fahlqvist
 Sweden
1952 Helsinki
details
Viking Palm
 Sweden
Henry Wittenberg
 United States
Adil Atan
 Turkey
1956 Melbourne
details
Gholamreza Takhti
 Iran
Boris Kulayev
 Soviet Union
Peter Blair
 United States
1960 Rome
details
İsmet Atlı
 Turkey
Gholamreza Takhti
 Iran
Anatoly Albul
 Soviet Union
1964 Tokyo
details
Aleksandr Medved
 Soviet Union
Ahmet Ayık
 Turkey
Said Mustafov
 Bulgaria
1968 Mexico City
details
Ahmet Ayık
 Turkey
Shota Lomidze
 Soviet Union
József Csatári
 Hungary
1972 Munich
details
Ben Peterson
 United States
Gennadi Strakhov
 Soviet Union
Károly Bajkó
 Hungary
1976 Montreal
details
Levan Tediashvili
 Soviet Union
Ben Peterson
 United States
Stelică Morcov
 Romania
1980 Moscow
details
Sanasar Oganisyan
 Soviet Union
Uwe Neupert
 East Germany
Aleksander Cichoń
 Poland
1984 Los Angeles
details
Ed Banach
 United States
Akira Ota
 Japan
Noel Loban
 Great Britain
1988 Seoul
details
Makharbek Khadartsev
 Soviet Union
Akira Ota
 Japan
Kim Tae-woo
 South Korea
1992 Barcelona
details
Makharbek Khadartsev
 Unified Team
Kenan Şimşek
 Turkey
Christopher Campbell
 United States
1996 Atlanta
details
Rasoul Khadem
 Iran
Makharbek Khadartsev
 Russia
Eldar Kurtanidze
 Georgia

Women[edit]

Lightweight[edit]

  • −55 kg (2004–2012)
Games Gold Silver Bronze
2004 Athens
details
Saori Yoshida
 Japan
Tonya Verbeek
 Canada
Anna Gomis
 France
2008 Beijing
details
Saori Yoshida
 Japan
Xu Li
 China
Jackeline Rentería
 Colombia
Tonya Verbeek
 Canada
2012 London
details
Saori Yoshida
 Japan
Tonya Verbeek
 Canada
Jackeline Rentería
 Colombia
Yuliya Ratkevich
 Azerbaijan

See also[edit]

References[edit]