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Wrestling at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle Round One

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empress Hall, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Kensington, London
Date Started: July 29, 1948
Date Finished: July 29, 1948

Gold: TUR Nasuh Akar
Silver: USA Gerry Leeman
Bronze: FRA Charles Kouyos

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Joseph Trimpont 29 Belgium BEL 0
1T Han Sang-Ryong South Korea KOR 0
1T Nasuh Akar 23 Turkey TUR 0
1T Gerry Leeman 26 United States USA 0
5T Charles Kouyos 20 France FRA 1
5T Ray Cazaux 31 Great Britain GBR 1
5T Lajos Bencze 29 Hungary HUN 1
5T Erik Persson 34 Sweden SWE 1
9 Erkki Johansson 30 Finland FIN 2
10T Norman May Canada CAN 3
10T Fabio Santamaria 23 Cuba CUB 3
10T Sayed Hafez Shehata 21 Egypt EGY 3
10T Nirmal Bhose India IND 3
10T Francisco Vicera 24 Philippines PHI 3
10T Walter Wenger Switzerland SUI 3

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1948-07-29 Bencze (HUN) decision (2-1), Johansson (FIN)
Match #2 1948-07-29 Persson (SWE) decision (3-0), Wenger (SUI)
Match #3 1948-07-29 Kouyos (FRA) decision (3-0), Shehata (EGY)
Match #4 1948-07-29 Trimpont (BEL) fall (1:37), Santamaria (CUB)
Match #5 1948-07-29 Akar (TUR) fall (2:57), May (CAN)
Match #6 1948-07-29 Cazaux (GBR) decision (3-0), Vicera (PHI)
Match #7 1948-07-29 Leeman (USA) fall (7:35), Bhose (IND)
Match #8 1948-07-29 Han (KOR)