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Wrestling at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Exhibition Hall I, Helsinki
Date Started: July 24, 1952
Date Finished: July 24, 1952

Gold: URS Johannes Kotkas
Silver: TCH Josef Růžička
Bronze: FIN Tauno Kovanen

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Willi Waltner 18 Germany GER 0
1T Antonios Georgoulis 24 Greece GRE 0
1T Bengt Fahlkvist 30 Sweden SWE 0
1T Josef Růžička 27 Czechoslovakia TCH 0
1T Johannes Kotkas 37 Soviet Union URS 0
6 Tauno Kovanen 35 Finland FIN 1
7T Adolfo Ramírez 30 Argentina ARG 3
7T József Kovács Hungary HUN 3
7T Guido Fantoni 33 Italy ITA 3
7T Alexandru Şuli 23 Romania ROU 3

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1952-07-24 Waltner (GER) walkover
Match #2 1952-07-24 Georgoulis (GRE) fall (12:43), Ramírez (ARG)
Match #3 1952-07-24 Kovanen (FIN) decision (3-0), Şuli (ROU)
Match #4 1952-07-24 Růžička (TCH) fall (5:30), Kovács (HUN)
Match #5 1952-07-24 Kotkas (URS) walkover
Match #6 1952-07-24 Fahlkvist (SWE) fall (4:00), Fantoni (ITA)