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Wrestling at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, 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 Shazam Safin
Silver: SWE Gustav Freij
Bronze: TCH Mikuláš Athanasov

Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1T Gyula Tarr 21 Hungary HUN 0
1T Franco Benedetti 19 Italy ITA 0
1T Dumitru Cuc 24 Romania ROU 0
1T Gustav Freij 30 Sweden SWE 0
5T Jan Cools 33 Belgium BEL 1
5T Kamal Hussain 20 Egypt EGY 1
5T Kalle Haapasalmi 25 Finland FIN 1
5T André Verdaine 29 France FRA 1
5T Mikuláš Athanasov 21 Czechoslovakia TCH 1
5T Shazam Safin 20 Soviet Union URS 1
11T Jack Rasmussen 29 Denmark DEN 3
11T Heini Nettesheim 36 Germany GER 3
11T Georgios Petmezas 37 Greece GRE 3
11T Arístides Pérez 18 Guatemala GUA 3
11T Metty Scheitler 36 Luxembourg LUX 3
11T Aage Eriksen 35 Norway NOR 3
11T Zbigniew Szajewski 38 Poland POL 3
11T Erich Schmidt 27 Saar SAA 3
11T Raif Akbulut Turkey TUR 3 withdrew

Round One

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1952-07-24 Cools (BEL) decision (3-0), Scheitler (LUX)
Match #2 1952-07-24 Hussain (EGY) decision (3-0), Schmidt (SAA)
Match #3 1952-07-24 Athanasov (TCH) decision (3-0), Petmezas (GRE)
Match #4 1952-07-24 Verdaine (FRA) decision (3-0), Szajewski (POL)
Match #5 1952-07-24 Benedetti (ITA) fall (4:51), Pérez (GUA)
Match #6 1952-07-24 Cuc (ROU) fall (2:10), Eriksen (NOR)
Match #7 1952-07-24 Safin (URS) decision (3-0), Akbulut (TUR)
Match #8 1952-07-24 Freij (SWE) fall (2:16), Rasmussen (DEN)
Match #9 1952-07-24 Haapasalmi (FIN) decision (3-0), Nettesheim (GER)
Match #10 1952-07-24 Tarr (HUN)