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Wrestling at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's Welterweight, 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 Rudolf Vesper
Silver: FRA Daniel Robin
Bronze: HUN Károly Bajkó

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Rudolf Vesper 29 East Germany GDR Gold
2 Daniel Robin 25 France FRA Silver
3 Károly Bajkó 24 Hungary HUN Bronze
4 Metodi Zarev 23 Bulgaria BUL
5 Ion Ţăranu 30 Romania ROU
6 Jan Kårström 23 Sweden SWE
AC Franz Berger 28 Austria AUT Eliminated r4/5 7,0
AC Harald Barlie 31 Norway NOR Eliminated r4/5 7,0
AC Milan Nenadić 25 Yugoslavia YUG Eliminated r4/5 7,0
AC Viktor Igumenov 25 Soviet Union URS Eliminated r3/5 6,0
AC Dimitrios Savvas 29 Greece GRE Eliminated r3/5 6,5
AC Adam Ostrowski 23 Poland POL Eliminated r3/5 6,5
AC Sırrı Acar Turkey TUR Eliminated r3/5 6,5
AC Peter Nettekoven 28 West Germany FRG Eliminated r3/5 8,0
AC Mahmoud Balah 26 Syria SYR Withdrew r3/5 4,0
AC Toshiro Tashiro 26 Japan JPN Eliminated r2/5 6,5
AC Larry Lyden 24 United States USA Eliminated r2/5 6,5
AC Jimmy Martinetti 22 Switzerland SUI Eliminated r2/5 7,0
AC Brian Heffel 24 Canada CAN Eliminated r2/5 8,0
AC Daniel Alba 27 Mexico MEX Eliminated r2/5 8,0
AC Wesley O'Brien 20 Australia AUS Withdrew r2/5 4,0
AC Pentti Salo 26 Finland FIN Withdrew r2/5 4,0