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Wrestling at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empress Hall, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Kensington, London
Date Started: August 3, 1948
Date Finished: August 6, 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 Ahmet Kireççi
Silver: SWE Tor Nilsson
Bronze: ITA Guido Fantoni

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Ahmet Kireççi 33 Turkey TUR Gold
2 Tor Nilsson 29 Sweden SWE Silver
3 Guido Fantoni 29 Italy ITA Bronze
4 Taisto Kangasniemi 24 Finland FIN
5 József Tarányi 36 Hungary HUN
6 Moritz Inderbitzin 26 Switzerland SUI
AC Ernesto Noya Argentina ARG Eliminated r2/5 6
AC Len Pidduck Great Britain GBR Eliminated r2/5 6
AC Josef Růžička 23 Czechoslovakia TCH Withdrew r2/5 0