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Wrestling at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Light-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: SWE Karl-Erik Nilsson
Silver: FIN Kelpo Gröndahl
Bronze: EGY Ibrahim Orabi

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Karl-Erik Nilsson 26 Sweden SWE Gold
2 Kelpo Gröndahl 28 Finland FIN Silver
3 Ibrahim Orabi Egypt EGY Bronze
4 Gyula Kovács 30 Hungary HUN
5 Ken Richmond 22 Great Britain GBR
6 Erling Stuer Lauridsen 31 Denmark DEN
AC Peter Enzinger 32 Austria AUT Eliminated r3/6 6
AC Karel Istaz 23 Belgium BEL Eliminated r3/6 7
AC Mustafa Avcioğlu-Çakmak 38 Turkey TUR Eliminated r3/6 7
AC Umberto Silvestri 32 Italy ITA Withdrew r3/6 4
AC Adolfo Ramírez 26 Argentina ARG Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Athanasios Kambaflis Greece GRE Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Albin Dannacher Switzerland SUI Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Ibrahim Mahgoub Lebanon LIB Withdrew r2/6 3