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Wrestling at the 1960 Roma Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

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Host City: Roma, Italy
Venue(s): Basilica of Maxentius, Roma
Date Started: September 1, 1960
Date Finished: September 6, 1960
Format: Scoring by negative points, with negative points given for any result short of a fall. Accumulation of 6 negative points eliminated the wrestler. When three or fewer wrestlers remained, they advanced to a final round, with preliminary results carried forward.

Gold: GER Wilfried Dietrich
Silver: TUR Hamit Kaplan
Bronze: URS Savkuz Dzarasov

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Wilfried Dietrich 26 Germany GER Gold
2 Hamit Kaplan 25 Turkey TUR Silver
3 Savkuz Dzarasov 30 Soviet Union URS Bronze
4 Pietro Marascalchi 29 Italy ITA
5 Lyutvi Akhmedov 30 Bulgaria BUL
6 János Reznák 29 Hungary HUN
7 Bertil Antonsson 39 Sweden SWE
8 William Kerslake 30 United States USA
9 Ken Richmond 34 Great Britain GBR
10T Yaqub-Ali Shourvarzi 36 Iran IRI
10T Lucjan Sosnowski 26 Poland POL
12 Muhammad Nazir 30 Pakistan PAK
13 Ray Mitchell 39 Australia AUS
14 Nizam-ud-din Subhani 34 Afghanistan AFG
15T Max Widmer 26 Switzerland SUI
15T Max Ordman 34 South Africa RSA
15T Kaoru Ishiguro 27 Japan JPN