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Wrestling at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

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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 Gustav Freij
Silver: NOR Aage Eriksen
Bronze: HUN Károly Ferencz

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Gustav Freij 26 Sweden SWE Gold
2 Aage Eriksen 31 Norway NOR Silver
3 Károly Ferencz 34 Hungary HUN Bronze
4 Charif Damage Lebanon LIB
5 Johannes Munnikes 31 Netherlands NED
6T Eero Virtanen 32 Finland FIN
6T Georgios Petmezas 33 Greece GRE
6T Ahmet Şenol Turkey TUR
AC Abraham Kurland 36 Denmark DEN Eliminated r3/6 5
AC Giacomo Gesino 30 Italy ITA Eliminated r3/6 5
AC Mohamed Ahmed Osman 28 Egypt EGY Eliminated r2/6 5
AC Albert Falaux 27 France FRA Eliminated r2/6 5
AC Luis Rosado Argentina ARG Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Frans Rombaut 26 Belgium BEL Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Ray Myland 20 Great Britain GBR Eliminated r2/6 6
AC Václav Tuhý Czechoslovakia TCH Withdrew r2/6 1
AC Alfred Jauch Switzerland SUI Withdrew r2/6 3