Wrestling
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
Wrestling Moscow 1980.jpg
VenueCSKA Sports Complex
Dates20–31 July
Competitors266 from 35 nations
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Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics was represented by twenty events (all — men's individual). They were split into two disciplines (ten events each): Freestyle and Greco-Roman. All events were held in the Wrestling hall of the Sports Complex of the Central Sports Club of the Army (north-western part of Moscow) between 20 and 31 July.[1]

Medal summary

Freestyle

Games Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Claudio Pollio
 Italy
Jang Se-hong
 North Korea
Sergei Kornilayev
 Soviet Union
52 kg
details
Anatoli Beloglazov
 Soviet Union
Władysław Stecyk
 Poland
Nermedin Selimov
 Bulgaria
57 kg
details
Sergei Beloglazov
 Soviet Union
Li Ho-pyong
 North Korea
Dugarsürengiin Oyuunbold
 Mongolia
62 kg
details
Magomedgasan Abushev
 Soviet Union
Miho Dukov
 Bulgaria
Georgios Hatziioannidis
 Greece
68 kg
details
Saipulla Absaidov
 Soviet Union
Ivan Yankov
 Bulgaria
Šaban Sejdi
 Yugoslavia
74 kg
details
Valentin Raychev
 Bulgaria
Jamtsyn Davaajav
 Mongolia
Dan Karabin
 Czechoslovakia
82 kg
details
Ismail Abilov
 Bulgaria
Magomedkhan Aratsilov
 Soviet Union
István Kovács
 Hungary
90 kg
details
Sanasar Oganisyan
 Soviet Union
Uwe Neupert
 East Germany
Aleksander Cichoń
 Poland
100 kg
details
Illya Mate
 Soviet Union
Slavcho Chervenkov
 Bulgaria
Július Strnisko
 Czechoslovakia
+100 kg
details
Soslan Andiyev
 Soviet Union
József Balla
 Hungary
Adam Sandurski
 Poland

Greco-Roman

Games Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Zhaqsylyq Üshkempirov
 Soviet Union
Constantin Alexandru
 Romania
Ferenc Seres
 Hungary
52 kg
details
Vakhtang Blagidze
 Soviet Union
Lajos Rácz
 Hungary
Mladen Mladenov
 Bulgaria
57 kg
details
Shamil Serikov
 Soviet Union
Józef Lipień
 Poland
Benni Ljungbeck
 Sweden
62 kg
details
Stelios Mygiakis
 Greece
István Tóth
 Hungary
Boris Kramarenko
 Soviet Union
68 kg
details
Ștefan Rusu
 Romania
Andrzej Supron
 Poland
Lars-Erik Skiöld
 Sweden
74 kg
details
Ferenc Kocsis
 Hungary
Anatoly Bykov
 Soviet Union
Mikko Huhtala
 Finland
82 kg
details
Gennadi Korban
 Soviet Union
Jan Dołgowicz
 Poland
Pavel Pavlov
 Bulgaria
90 kg
details
Norbert Növényi
 Hungary
Ihar Kanyhin
 Soviet Union
Petre Dicu
 Romania
100 kg
details
Georgi Raikov
 Bulgaria
Roman Bierła
 Poland
Vasile Andrei
 Romania
+100 kg
details
Oleksandr Kolchynskyy
 Soviet Union
Aleksandar Tomov
 Bulgaria
Hassan Bechara
 Lebanon
Illya Mate (USSR, in red) and Július Strnisko (Czechoslovakia, in blue) at the 1980 Summer Olympics. RIAN photo.
Illya Mate (USSR, in red) and Július Strnisko (Czechoslovakia, in blue) at the 1980 Summer Olympics. RIAN photo.
Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov (USSR, in red) and Pavel Hristov (Bulgaria, in blue) at the 1980 Summer Olympics. RIAN photo.
Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov (USSR, in red) and Pavel Hristov (Bulgaria, in blue) at the 1980 Summer Olympics. RIAN photo.

Medals

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union (URS)123217
2 Bulgaria (BUL)34310
3 Hungary (HUN)2327
4 Romania (ROU)1124
5 Greece (GRE)1012
6 Italy (ITA)1001
7 Poland (POL)0527
8 North Korea (PRK)0202
9 Mongolia (MGL)0112
10 East Germany (GDR)0101
11 Czechoslovakia (TCH)0022
 Sweden (SWE)0022
13 Finland (FIN)0011
 Lebanon (LIB)0011
 Yugoslavia (YUG)0011
Totals (15 entries)20202060

Participating nations

A total of 266 wrestlers from 35 nations competed at the Moscow Games:[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Wrestling at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2019.

Sources