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Wrestling at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

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Host City: Tokyo, Japan
Venue(s): Komazawa Gymnasium, Komazawa Olympic Park, Tokyo
Date Started: October 11, 1964
Date Finished: October 14, 1964
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: URS Aleksandr Ivanitsky
Silver: BUL Lyutvi Akhmedov
Bronze: TUR Hamit Kaplan

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Aleksandr Ivanitsky 27 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 Lyutvi Akhmedov 34 Bulgaria BUL Silver
3 Hamit Kaplan 30 Turkey TUR Bronze
4 Bohumil Kubát 29 Czechoslovakia TCH
5 Denis McNamara 38 Great Britain GBR
6 Ştefan Stîngu 23 Romania ROU
AC Wilfried Dietrich 30 Germany GER Eliminated r3/5 6
AC Masanori Saito 22 Japan JPN Eliminated r3/5 6
AC Larry Kristoff 21 United States USA Eliminated r3/5 6
AC János Reznák 33 Hungary HUN Eliminated r3/5 7
AC Arne Robertsson 22 Sweden SWE Eliminated r3/5 8
AC Ganpat Andhalkar 29 India IND Eliminated r3/5 9
AC Tserendonoin Sanjaa 27 Mongolia MGL Eliminated r2/5 8