Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Wrestling
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Wrestling pictogram.svg
Venue Georgia World Congress Center
Dates 19 July - 2 August
Competitors 401 from 75 nations
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At the 1996 Summer Olympics, 2 different wrestling disciplines were contested: freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling.

Medal summary[edit]

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Kim Il
 North Korea
Armen Mkrtchyan
 Armenia
Alexis Vila
 Cuba
52 kg
details
Valentin Yordanov
 Bulgaria
Namig Abdullayev
 Azerbaijan
Maulen Mamyrov
 Kazakhstan
57 kg
details
Kendall Cross
 United States
Guivi Sissaouri
 Canada
Ri Yong-sam
 North Korea
62 kg
details
Tom Brands
 United States
Jang Jae-sung
 South Korea
Elbrus Tedeyev
 Ukraine
68 kg
details
Vadim Bogiyev
 Russia
Townsend Saunders
 United States
Zaza Zazirov
 Ukraine
74 kg
details
Buvaisar Saitiev
 Russia
Park Jang-soon
 South Korea
Takuya Ota
 Japan
82 kg
details
Khadzhimurad Magomedov
 Russia
Yang Hyun-mo
 South Korea
Amir Reza Khadem
 Iran
90 kg
details
Rasoul Khadem
 Iran
Makharbek Khadartsev
 Russia
Eldar Kurtanidze
 Georgia
100 kg
details
Kurt Angle
 United States
Abbas Jadidi
 Iran
Arawat Sabejew
 Germany
130 kg
details
Mahmut Demir
 Turkey
Aleksey Medvedev
 Belarus
Bruce Baumgartner
 United States

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Sim Kwon-ho
 South Korea
Aleksandr Pavlov
 Belarus
Zafar Guliyev
 Russia
52 kg
details
Armen Nazaryan
 Armenia
Brandon Paulson
 United States
Andriy Kalashnykov
 Ukraine
57 kg
details
Yuriy Melnichenko
 Kazakhstan
Dennis Hall
 United States
Sheng Zetian
 China
62 kg
details
Włodzimierz Zawadzki
 Poland
Juan Marén
 Cuba
Mehmet Akif Pirim
 Turkey
68 kg
details
Ryszard Wolny
 Poland
Ghani Yalouz
 France
Aleksandr Tretyakov
 Russia
74 kg
details
Filiberto Azcuy
 Cuba
Marko Asell
 Finland
Józef Tracz
 Poland
82 kg
details
Hamza Yerlikaya
 Turkey
Thomas Zander
 Germany
Valery Tsilent
 Belarus
90 kg
details
Vyacheslav Oliynyk
 Ukraine
Jacek Fafiński
 Poland
Maik Bullmann
 Germany
100 kg
details
Andrzej Wroński
 Poland
Sergey Lishtvan
 Belarus
Mikael Ljungberg
 Sweden
130 kg
details
Aleksandr Karelin
 Russia
Matt Ghaffari
 United States
Sergei Mureiko
 Moldova

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia (RUS) 4 1 2 7
2  United States (USA) 3 4 1 8
3  Poland (POL) 3 1 1 5
4  Turkey (TUR) 2 0 1 3
5  South Korea (KOR) 1 3 0 4
6  Cuba (CUB) 1 1 1 3
 Iran (IRI) 1 1 1 3
8  Armenia (ARM) 1 1 0 2
9  Ukraine (UKR) 1 0 3 4
10  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 1 0 1 2
 North Korea (PRK) 1 0 1 2
12  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 0 0 1
13  Belarus (BLR) 0 3 1 4
14  Germany (GER) 0 1 2 3
15  Azerbaijan (AZE) 0 1 0 1
 Canada (CAN) 0 1 0 1
 Finland (FIN) 0 1 0 1
 France (FRA) 0 1 0 1
19  China (CHN) 0 0 1 1
 Georgia (GEO) 0 0 1 1
 Japan (JPN) 0 0 1 1
 Moldova (MDA) 0 0 1 1
 Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1
Total 20 20 20 60

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 401 wrestlers from 75 nations competed at the Atlanta Games:

References[edit]