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Wrestling at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empress Hall, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Kensington, London
Date Started: July 29, 1948
Date Finished: July 31, 1948
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: TUR Nasuh Akar
Silver: USA Gerry Leeman
Bronze: FRA Charles Kouyos

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Nasuh Akar 23 Turkey TUR Gold
2 Gerry Leeman 26 United States USA Silver
3 Charles Kouyos 20 France FRA Bronze
4 Joseph Trimpont 29 Belgium BEL
5T Ray Cazaux 31 Great Britain GBR
5T Lajos Bencze 29 Hungary HUN
5T Erik Persson 34 Sweden SWE
5T Sayed Hafez Shehata 21 Egypt EGY
AC Erkki Johansson 30 Finland FIN Eliminated r3/6 6
AC Han Sang-Ryong South Korea KOR Eliminated r3/6 6
AC Nirmal Bhose India IND Eliminated r2/6 5
AC Norman May Canada CAN Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Fabio Santamaria 23 Cuba CUB Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Francisco Vicera 24 Philippines PHI Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Walter Wenger Switzerland SUI Eliminated r2/6 6