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Wrestling at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Welterweight, 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 Yaşar Doğu
Silver: AUS Dick Garrard
Bronze: USA Lee Merrill

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Yaşar Doğu Turkey TUR Gold
2 Dick Garrard 37 Australia AUS Silver
3 Lee Merrill 27 United States USA Bronze
4 Jean-Baptiste Leclerc 28 France FRA
5 Kálmán Sóvári 37 Hungary HUN
6 Frans Westergren 34 Sweden SWE
AC Harry Peace Canada CAN Eliminated r3/7 6
AC Abbas Zandi 18 Iran IRI Eliminated r3/7 6
AC Hwang Byeong-Gwan South Korea KOR Eliminated r3/7 6
AC Willy Angst 34 Switzerland SUI Eliminated r3/7 6
AC Adel Ibrahim Moustafa 18 Egypt EGY Eliminated r3/7 7
AC Anant Bhargava India IND Eliminated r3/7 7
AC Don Irvine 27 Great Britain GBR Eliminated r2/7 5
AC Eduardo Estrada Mexico MEX Eliminated r2/7 5
AC Louis Culot 33 Belgium BEL Eliminated r2/7 6
AC Aleksanteri Keisala 32 Finland FIN Eliminated r2/7 6