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Wrestling at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Ice Rink of the Insurgents, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 17, 1968
Date Finished: October 20, 1968
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 Medved
Silver: BUL Osman Duraliev
Bronze: FRG Wilfried Dietrich

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Aleksandr Medved 31 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 Osman Duraliev 29 Bulgaria BUL Silver
3 Wilfried Dietrich 34 West Germany FRG Bronze
4 Ştefan Stîngu 27 Romania ROU
5 Larry Kristoff 25 United States USA
6T Abolfazl Anvari 30 Iran IRI
6T Ölziisaikhany Erdene-Ochir 32 Mongolia MGL
AC Raymond Uytterhaeghe 20 France FRA Eliminated r3/6 9,0
AC László Nyers 34 Hungary HUN Eliminated r2/6 6,0
AC Harry Geris 20 Canada CAN Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Wiesław Bocheński 24 Poland POL Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Arne Robertsson 26 Sweden SWE Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Yorihide Isogai 28 Japan JPN Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Gıyasettin Yılmaz 30 Turkey TUR Eliminated r2/6 8,0