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Wrestling at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

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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 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: HUN Gyula Bóbis
Silver: SWE Bertil Antonsson
Bronze: AUS Jim Armstrong

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Gyula Bóbis 38 Hungary HUN Gold
2 Bertil Antonsson 27 Sweden SWE Silver
3 Jim Armstrong 31 Australia AUS Bronze
4 Sadik Esen Turkey TUR
5T Abdul Ghasem Sahkdari Iran IRI
5T Josef Růžička 23 Czechoslovakia TCH
AC Dick Hutton 24 United States USA Eliminated r3/5 6
AC Fred Oberlander 37 Great Britain GBR Eliminated r2/5 5
AC Willy Lardon Switzerland SUI Eliminated r2/5 6