Wrestling at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Wrestling at the 1964 Olympics on a stamp of Japan

At the 1964 Summer Olympics, 16 wrestling events were contested, for all men. There were eight weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and eight classes in freestyle wrestling.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
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Tsutomu Hanahara
 Japan
Angel Kerezov
 Bulgaria
Dumitru Pârvulescu
 Romania
Bantamweight
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Masamitsu Ichiguchi
 Japan
Vladlen Trostyansky
 Soviet Union
Ion Cernea
 Romania
Featherweight
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Imre Polyák
 Hungary
Roman Rurua
 Soviet Union
Branislav Martinović
 Yugoslavia
Lightweight
details
Kazım Ayvaz
 Turkey
Valeriu Bularca
 Romania
David Gvantseladze
 Soviet Union
Welterweight
details
Anatoly Kolesov
 Soviet Union
Kiril Petkov
 Bulgaria
Bertil Nyström
 Sweden
Middleweight
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Branislav Simić
 Yugoslavia
Jiří Kormaník
 Czechoslovakia
Lothar Metz
 United Team of Germany
Light Heavyweight
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Boyan Radev
 Bulgaria
Per Svensson
 Sweden
Heinz Kiehl
 United Team of Germany
Heavyweight
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István Kozma
 Hungary
Anatoly Roshchin
 Soviet Union
Wilfried Dietrich
 United Team of Germany

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
details
Yoshikatsu Yoshida
 Japan
Chang Chang-Sun
 South Korea
Ali Akbar Heidari
 Iran
Bantamweight
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Yojiro Uetake
 Japan
Hüseyin Akbas
 Turkey
Aydin Ibrahimov
 Soviet Union
Featherweight
details
Osamu Watanabe
 Japan
Stancho Kolev
 Bulgaria
Nodar Khokhashvili
 Soviet Union
Lightweight
details
Enyu Valchev
 Bulgaria
Klaus Rost
 United Team of Germany
Iwao Horiuchi
 Japan
Welterweight
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İsmail Ogan
 Turkey
Guliko Sagaradze
 Soviet Union
Mohammad Ali Sanatkaran
 Iran
Middleweight
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Prodan Gardzhev
 Bulgaria
Hasan Güngör
 Turkey
Daniel Brand
 United States
Light Heavyweight
details
Aleksandr Medved
 Soviet Union
Ahmet Ayık
 Turkey
Said Mustafov
 Bulgaria
Heavyweight
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Aleksandr Ivanitsky
 Soviet Union
Lyutvi Ahmedov
 Bulgaria
Hamit Kaplan
 Turkey

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 270 wrestlers from 39 nations competed at the Tokyo Games:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 35°37′29″N 139°39′39″E / 35.6248°N 139.6608°E / 35.6248; 139.6608