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Hamit Kaplan

Full name: Hamit Kaplan
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Weight: 214 lbs (97 kg)
Born: September 20, 1934 in Hamamözü, Amasya, Turkey
Died: January 5, 1976 in Çorum, Çorum, Turkey
Country: TUR Turkey
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Hamit Kaplan had the following finishes at major championships – 1957 World Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (1st); 1959 World Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (2nd); 1961 World Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (2nd); 1955 World Championship: Unlimited Greco-Roman (3rd); 1958 World Championship: Unlimited Greco-Roman (3rd); 1963 World Championship: 97.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd); 1963 World Championship: 97.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1962 World Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (4th); 1962 World Championship: Unlimited Greco-Roman (4th).

Kaplan died in a traffic accident.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Turkey TUR 4
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle Turkey TUR 1 Gold
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle Turkey TUR 2 Silver
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Turkey TUR AC
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle Turkey TUR 3 Bronze

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR RE
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Final Standings 4 1956-12-03
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four 4 1956-12-06 6
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four Match #2 2 1956-12-06 Dietrich (GER) decision (3-0), Kaplan (TUR) 3
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three 1T 1956-12-05 3
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three Match #2 1 1956-12-05 Kaplan (TUR) decision (2-1), Kangasniemi (FIN) 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two 2T 1956-12-04 2
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two Match #2 1 1956-12-04 Kaplan (TUR) decision (3-0), Georgoulis (GRE) 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One 2T 1956-12-03 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One Match #1 1 1956-12-03 Kaplan (TUR) decision (3-0), Bulgarelli (ITA) 1
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Final Standings AC 1964-10-16 7 Eliminated r2/5
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two 10 1964-10-17 7
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two Match #5 2 1964-10-17 Kozma (HUN) default, Kaplan (TUR) 4
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One 8T 1964-10-16 3
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One Match #4 2 1964-10-16 Kment (TCH) decision, Kaplan (TUR) 3

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Final Standings 1 1956-11-28
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Final Round Match #1 1 1956-12-01 Kaplan (TUR) decision (3-0), Mekhmedov (BUL)
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Five 1 1956-12-01 2
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Five Match #1 1 1956-12-01 Kaplan (TUR) decision (3-0), Kangasniemi (FIN) 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four 1 1956-12-01 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four Match #3 AC 1956-12-01 Kaplan (TUR) 0
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three 1 1956-11-30 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three Match #3 1 1956-11-30 Kaplan (TUR) fall (11:30), Noori (IRI) 0
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two 1T 1956-11-29 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two Match #4 1 1956-11-29 Kaplan (TUR) fall (14:45), Ram (IND) 0
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One 2T 1956-11-28 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One Match #4 1 1956-11-28 Kaplan (TUR) decision (2-1), Kerslake (USA) 1
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Final Round Match #2 1T 1960-09-06 Kaplan (TUR) draw, Dietrich (GER)
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Five 3 1960-09-06 5
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Five Match #2 1T 1960-09-06 Dzarasov (URS) draw, Kaplan (TUR) 2
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four 3 1960-09-05 3
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four Match #4 1 1960-09-05 Kaplan (TUR) decision, Kerslake (USA) 1
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three 4 1960-09-03 2
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three Match #6 1 1960-09-03 Kaplan (TUR) fall (2:12), Nazir (PAK) 0
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two 5T 1960-09-02 2
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two Match #8 1T 1960-09-02 Kaplan (TUR) , Akhmedov (BUL) draw 2
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One 1T 1960-09-01 0
1960 Summer 25 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One Match #8 1 1960-09-01 Kaplan (TUR) fall (6:49), Sosnowski (POL) 0
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Final Standings 3 1964-10-11
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Final Round Match #2 1 1964-10-14 Kaplan (TUR) fall (4:18), McNamara (GBR)
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four 3T 1964-10-14 7
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four Match #2 1T 1964-10-14 Kaplan (TUR) draw, Kubát (TCH) 2
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three 4T 1964-10-13 5
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three Match #3 1T 1964-10-13 Kristoff (USA) , Kaplan (TUR) draw 2
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two 5T 1964-10-12 3
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two Match #2 1T 1964-10-12 Kaplan (TUR) draw, Dietrich (GER) 2
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One 3T 1964-10-11 1
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One Match #1 1 1964-10-11 Kaplan (TUR) decision, Robertsson (SWE) 1