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Wrestling at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, 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: TUR Celal Atik
Silver: SWE Gösta Jönsson-Frändfors
Bronze: SUI Hermann Baumann

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Celal Atik Turkey TUR Gold
2 Gösta Jönsson-Frändfors 32 Sweden SWE Silver
3 Hermann Baumann 27 Switzerland SUI Bronze
4 Garibaldo Nizzola 20 Italy ITA
5 Bill Koll 24 United States USA
6T Kim Seog-Yeong South Korea KOR
6T Sulo Leppänen 32 Finland FIN
AC László Bakos 28 Hungary HUN Eliminated r3/6 5
AC Ali Ghaffari Iran IRI Eliminated r3/6 6
AC Jan Cools 29 Belgium BEL Eliminated r3/6 7
AC Morgan Plumb Canada CAN Eliminated r3/6 7
AC Mohamed Hassan Moussa 26 Egypt EGY Eliminated r3/6 7
AC Tony Ries, Sr. 34 South Africa RSA Eliminated r3/6 7
AC Israel Sánchez 19 Cuba CUB Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Peter Luck 22 Great Britain GBR Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Banta Singh India IND Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Abou Rejaile Bechara Lebanon LIB Withdrew r2/6 3
AC José Luis Pérez Mexico MEX Withdrew r2/6 3