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Wrestling at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Ice Rink of the Insurgents, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 23, 1968
Date Finished: October 26, 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.

Gold: GDR Lothar Metz
Silver: URS Valentin Olenik
Bronze: YUG Branislav Simić

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Lothar Metz 29 East Germany GDR Gold
2 Valentin Olenik 29 Soviet Union URS Silver
3 Branislav Simić 33 Yugoslavia YUG Bronze
4 Nicolae Neguţ 22 Romania ROU
5 Wayne Baughman 27 United States USA
6 Petar Krumov 27 Bulgaria BUL
AC Håkon Øverby 26 Norway NOR Eliminated r4/6 7,0
AC Czesław Kwieciński 25 Poland POL Eliminated r4/6 7,0
AC Tevfik Kış 34 Turkey TUR Eliminated r4/6 8,5
AC Teuvo Ojala 21 Finland FIN Eliminated r3/6 6,0
AC Ernst Knoll 28 West Germany FRG Eliminated r3/6 6,0
AC Jiří Kormaník 33 Czechoslovakia TCH Eliminated r3/6 8,0
AC László Sillai 25 Hungary HUN Eliminated r2/6 6,0
AC Jean-Marie Chardonnens 25 Switzerland SUI Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Julio Graffigna 37 Argentina ARG Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC José Manuel Hernández 27 Guatemala GUA Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Kenjiro Hiraki 28 Japan JPN Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Héctor Alvarez 21 Mexico MEX Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Bertil Nyström 33 Sweden SWE Eliminated r2/6 8,0