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Wrestling at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

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Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Wrestling-Judo Hall, Exhibition Lands (Hall 14), München
Date Started: August 27, 1972
Date Finished: August 31, 1972
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: USA Dan Gable
Silver: JPN Kikuo Wada
Bronze: URS Ruslan Ashuraliyev

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Dan Gable 23 United States USA Gold
2 Kikuo Wada 21 Japan JPN Silver
3 Ruslan Ashuraliyev 22 Soviet Union URS Bronze
4T Tsedendambyn Natsagdorj 28 Mongolia MGL
4T Ali Şahin 28 Turkey TUR
6 Udo Schröder 22 East Germany GDR
7 Włodzimierz Cieślak 22 Poland POL
AC Petre Poalelungi 31 Romania ROU Eliminated r4/6 6,0
AC József Rusznyák 25 Hungary HUN Eliminated r4/6 7,0
AC Ismail Yuseinov 24 Bulgaria BUL Eliminated r4/6 8,0
AC Georges Carbasse 27 France FRA Eliminated r4/6 8,0
AC Stefanos Ioannidis 39 Greece GRE Eliminated r4/6 8,0
AC Klaus Rost 32 West Germany FRG Eliminated r3/6 7,0
AC Josef Engel 30 Czechoslovakia TCH Eliminated r3/6 7,0
AC Eliezer Halfin 24 Israel ISR Eliminated r3/6 8,0
AC Ronald Ouellet 25 Canada CAN Eliminated r3/6 9,0
AC Eduardo Quintero 21 Cuba CUB Eliminated r3/6 9,0
AC Joe Gilligan 17 Great Britain GBR Eliminated r3/6 9,0
AC Jagrup Singh 29 India IND Eliminated r2/6 6,0
AC André Chardonnens 27 Switzerland SUI Eliminated r2/6 6,5
AC Gabriel Ruz 21 Mexico MEX Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Segundo Olmedo 24 Panama PAN Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Safer Sali 26 Yugoslavia YUG Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Arona Mané Senegal SEN Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Abdullah Movahed 32 Iran IRI Withdrew r2/6 0,5