1957 World Wrestling Championships

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1957 World Championships
Host city Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
Dates June 1–2
Champions
Freestyle  Turkey

The 1957 World Freestyle Wrestling Championship were held in Istanbul, Turkey.

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Turkey 4 2 2 8
2  Soviet Union 2 3 1 6
3  Iran 1 1 0 2
4  Bulgaria 1 0 2 3
5  Finland 0 1 0 1
 West Germany 0 1 0 1
7  Japan 0 0 2 2
8  Italy 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 24

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's freestyle
Team Points
1  Turkey 42
2  Soviet Union 35
3  Iran 20
4  Bulgaria 18
5  Japan 15
6  West Germany 9

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Mehmet Kartal
 Turkey
Mirian Tsalkalamanidze
 Soviet Union
Luigi Chinazzo
 Italy
Bantamweight
57 kg
Hüseyin Akbaş
 Turkey
Tauno Jaskari
 Finland
Yasuyuki Shimamura
 Japan
Featherweight
62 kg
Mustafa Dağıstanlı
 Turkey
Hossein Mollaghasemi
 Iran
Norik Mushegyan
 Soviet Union
Lightweight
67 kg
Alimbeg Bestayev
 Soviet Union
Hayrullah Şahin
 Turkey
Kazuo Abe
 Japan
Welterweight
73 kg
Vakhtang Balavadze
 Soviet Union
İsmail Ogan
 Turkey
Murtaza Murtazov
 Bulgaria
Middleweight
79 kg
Nabi Sorouri
 Iran
Georgy Skhirtladze
 Soviet Union
Hasan Güngör
 Turkey
Light heavyweight
87 kg
Petko Sirakov
 Bulgaria
Boris Kulayev
 Soviet Union
İsmet Atlı
 Turkey
Heavyweight
+87 kg
Hamit Kaplan
 Turkey
Wilfried Dietrich
 West Germany
Hussein Mehmedov
 Bulgaria

References[edit]