Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's Greco-Roman 57 kg

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Wrestling at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Wrestling pictogram.svg
Freestyle Greco-Roman
  48 kg     48 kg  
  52 kg     52 kg  
  57 kg     57 kg  
  62 kg     62 kg  
  68 kg     68 kg  
  74 kg     74 kg
  82 kg     82 kg
  90 kg     90 kg
  100 kg     100 kg
  130 kg     130 kg

The Men's Greco-Roman 57 kg at the 1996 Summer Olympics as part of the wrestling program were held at the Georgia World Congress Center from July 19 to July 20.

The gold and silver medalists were determined by the final match of the main single-elimination bracket. The losers advanced to the repechage. These matches determined the bronze medalist for the event.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Yuriy Melnichenko
 Kazakhstan
Silver Dennis Hall
 United States
Bronze Sheng Zetian
 China

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Score
 Nabil Salhi (TUN) 0–4  Aghasi Manukyan (ARM)
 Ruslan Khakymov (UKR) 5–1  Remigijus Šukevičius (LTU)
 Aleksandr Ignatenko (RUS) 0–11  Yuriy Melnichenko (KAZ)
 Marian Sandu (ROU) 3–2  Sarkis Elgkian (GRE)
 Armando Fernández (MEX) 0–12  Rıfat Yıldız (GER)
 Luis Sarmiento (CUB) 5–0  David Maia (POR)
 Kenkichi Nishimi (JPN) 6–17  Park Chi-ho (KOR)
 Şeref Eroğlu (TUR) 0–3  Dennis Hall (USA)
 Aigars Jansons (LAT) 4–3  Stanisław Pawłowski (POL)
 Vilayet Aghayev (AZE) 4–5  Sheng Zetian (CHN)

Round 2[edit]

Score
Losers table
 Nabil Salhi (TUN) 0–11  Remigijus Šukevičius (LTU)
 Aleksandr Ignatenko (RUS) 2–3  Sarkis Elgkian (GRE)
 Armando Fernández (MEX) 7–3  David Maia (POR)
 Kenkichi Nishimi (JPN) 8–7  Şeref Eroğlu (TUR)
 Stanisław Pawłowski (POL) 3–4  Vilayet Aghayev (AZE)
Winners table
 Aghasi Manukyan (ARM) 0–11  Ruslan Khakymov (UKR)
 Yuriy Melnichenko (KAZ) 4–0  Marian Sandu (ROU)
 Rıfat Yıldız (GER) 4–1  Luis Sarmiento (CUB)
 Park Chi-ho (KOR) 2–3  Dennis Hall (USA)
 Aigars Jansons (LAT) 1–7  Sheng Zetian (CHN)

Round 3[edit]

Score
Losers table
 Remigijus Šukevičius (LTU) 5–6  Sarkis Elgkian (GRE)
 Armando Fernández (MEX) 0–12  Kenkichi Nishimi (JPN)
 Vilayet Aghayev (AZE) 7–2  Aghasi Manukyan (ARM)
 Marian Sandu (ROU) 0–7  Luis Sarmiento (CUB)
 Park Chi-ho (KOR) 2–9  Aigars Jansons (LAT)
Winners table (Quarterfinals)
 Ruslan Khakymov (UKR) 1–8  Yuriy Melnichenko (KAZ)
 Rıfat Yıldız (GER) Bye
 Dennis Hall (USA) Bye
 Sheng Zetian (CHN) Bye

Round 4[edit]

Score
Losers table
 Sarkis Elgkian (GRE) 4–2  Kenkichi Nishimi (JPN)
 Vilayet Aghayev (AZE) 0–1  Luis Sarmiento (CUB)
 Aigars Jansons (LAT) 4–9  Ruslan Khakymov (UKR)
Winners table (Semifinals)
 Yuriy Melnichenko (KAZ) 3–0  Rıfat Yıldız (GER)
 Dennis Hall (USA) 1–0  Sheng Zetian (CHN)

Round 5[edit]

Score
Losers table
 Sarkis Elgkian (GRE) 2–4  Luis Sarmiento (CUB)
 Ruslan Khakymov (UKR) Bye

Round 6[edit]

Score
Losers table
 Rıfat Yıldız (GER) 2–3  Ruslan Khakymov (UKR)
 Luis Sarmiento (CUB) 2–8  Sheng Zetian (CHN)

Finals[edit]

Score
7th place match
 Sarkis Elgkian (GRE) 5–4  Kenkichi Nishimi (JPN)
5th place match
 Rıfat Yıldız (GER) 0–0 WDR  Luis Sarmiento (CUB)
Bronze medal match
 Ruslan Khakymov (UKR) 0–4  Sheng Zetian (CHN)
Gold medal match
 Yuriy Melnichenko (KAZ) 4–1  Dennis Hall (USA)

Final standing[edit]

Rank Athlete
1st, gold medalist(s)  Yuriy Melnichenko (KAZ)
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Dennis Hall (USA)
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Sheng Zetian (CHN)
4  Ruslan Khakymov (UKR)
5  Rıfat Yıldız (GER)
6  Luis Sarmiento (CUB)
7  Sarkis Elgkian (GRE)
8  Kenkichi Nishimi (JPN)
9  Aigars Jansons (LAT)
10  Vilayet Aghayev (AZE)
11  Park Chi-ho (KOR)
12  Remigijus Šukevičius (LTU)
13  Aghasi Manukyan (ARM)
14  Armando Fernández (MEX)
15  Marian Sandu (ROU)
16  Stanisław Pawłowski (POL)
17  Şeref Eroğlu (TUR)
18  David Maia (POR)
19  Aleksandr Ignatenko (RUS)
20  Nabil Salhi (TUN)

References[edit]