Wrestling at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Wrestling

At the 1960 Summer Olympics, 16 wrestling events were contested, all for men. There were eight weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and eight classes in freestyle wrestling.

Medal summary[edit]

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
details
 Dumitru Pârvulescu
Romania (ROU)
 Osman El-Sayed
United Arab Republic (EGY)
 Mohammad Paziraei
Iran (IRI)
Bantamweight
details
 Oleg Karavayev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Ion Cernea
Romania (ROU)
 Dinko Petrov
Bulgaria (BUL)
Featherweight
details
 Müzahir Sille
Turkey (TUR)
 Imre Polyák
Hungary (HUN)
 Konstantin Vyrupayev
Soviet Union (URS)
Lightweight
details
 Avtandil Koridze
Soviet Union (URS)
 Branislav Martinović
Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Gustav Freij
Sweden (SWE)
Welterweight
details
 Mithat Bayrak
Turkey (TUR)
 Günther Maritschnigg
Germany (EUA)
 René Schiermeyer
France (FRA)
Middleweight
details
 Dimitar Dobrev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Lothar Metz
Germany (EUA)
 Ion Țăranu
Romania (ROU)
Light Heavyweight
details
 Tevfik Kis
Turkey (TUR)
 Krali Bimbalov
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Givi Kartoziya
Soviet Union (URS)
Heavyweight
details
 Ivan Bogdan
Soviet Union (URS)
 Wilfried Dietrich
Germany (EUA)
 Bohumil Kubát
Czechoslovakia (TCH)

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
details
 Ahmet Bilek
Turkey (TUR)
 Masayuki Matsubara
Japan (JPN)
 Ebrahim Seifpour
Iran (IRI)
Bantamweight
details
 Terrence McCann
United States (USA)
 Nezhdet Zalev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Tadeusz Trojanowski
Poland (POL)
Featherweight
details
 Mustafa Dağıstanlı
Turkey (TUR)
 Stancho Kolev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Vladimir Rubashvili
Soviet Union (URS)
Lightweight
details
 Shelby Wilson
United States (USA)
 Vladimir Synyavsky
Soviet Union (URS)
 Enyu Valchev
Bulgaria (BUL)
Welterweight
details
 Douglas Blubaugh
United States (USA)
 İsmail Ogan
Turkey (TUR)
 Muhammad Bashir
Pakistan (PAK)
Middleweight
details
 Hasan Güngör
Turkey (TUR)
 Georgy Skhirtladze
Soviet Union (URS)
 Hans Antonsson
Sweden (SWE)
Light heavyweight
details
 Ismet Atli
Turkey (TUR)
 Gholamreza Takhti
Iran (IRI)
 Anatoli Albul
Soviet Union (URS)
Heavyweight
details
 Wilfried Dietrich
Germany (EUA)
 Hamit Kaplan
Turkey (TUR)
 Savkuds Dzarasov
Soviet Union (URS)

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