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Wrestling at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Berlin, Germany
Venue(s): Germany Hall, Berlin
Date Started: August 6, 1936
Date Finished: August 9, 1936
Format: Elimination by bad points. Win by fall = 0 points; win by decision = 1 point; loss by 2-1 decision = 2 points; loss by 3-0 decision = 3 points; loss by fall = 3 points. Three judges gave decisions, thus all decisions were either 2-1 or 3-0. Five bad points eliminated a wrestler.

Gold: EST Kristjan Palusalu
Silver: SWE John Nyman
Bronze: GER Kurt Hornfischer

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Kristjan Palusalu 28 Estonia EST Gold
2 John Nyman 28 Sweden SWE Silver
3 Kurt Hornfischer 26 Germany GER Bronze
4 Mehmet Çoban 31 Turkey TUR
5 Hjalmar Nyström 32 Finland FIN
6 Aleardo Donati 32 Italy ITA
AC Alberts Zvejnieks 33 Latvia LAT Eliminated r3/5 6
AC Josef Klapuch 30 Czechoslovakia TCH Eliminated r3/5 6
AC Eduard Schöll 32 Austria AUT Eliminated r2/5 6
AC Peter Larsen 32 Denmark DEN Eliminated r2/5 6
AC Zoltan Kondorossy 30 Romania ROU Eliminated r2/5 6
AC Stevan Nađ 33 Yugoslavia YUG Eliminated r2/5 6