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Wrestling at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's Light-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: TUR Ahmet Ayık
Silver: URS Shota Lomidze
Bronze: HUN József Csatári

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Ahmet Ayık 30 Turkey TUR Gold
2 Shota Lomidze 32 Soviet Union URS Silver
3 József Csatári 24 Hungary HUN Bronze
4 Said Mustafov 35 Bulgaria BUL
5 Khorloogiin Bayanmönkh 24 Mongolia MGL
6T Ryszard Długosz 26 Poland POL
6T Jess Lewis 21 United States USA
AC Gerd Bachmann 25 East Germany GDR Eliminated r3/8 6,0
AC Moslem Eskandar-Filabi 24 Iran IRI Eliminated r3/8 6,5
AC Shunichi Kawano 31 Japan JPN Eliminated r3/8 7,0
AC Peter Jutzeler 28 Switzerland SUI Eliminated r3/8 7,0
AC Nicolae Neguţ 22 Romania ROU Eliminated r3/8 8,0
AC Ed Millard 21 Canada CAN Eliminated r3/8 8,5
AC Daniel Verník 20 Argentina ARG Eliminated r2/8 7,5
AC Alexis Nihon 22 Bahamas BAH Eliminated r2/8 8,0
AC Heinz Kiehl 25 West Germany FRG Withdrew r2/8 3,5