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Wrestling at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Men's Super-Heavyweight, Freestyle

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Venue(s): Maurice Richard Arena, Montréal, Québec; Pierre Charbonneau Centre, Olympic Park, Montréal, Québec
Date Started: July 27, 1976
Date Finished: July 31, 1976
Format: Scoring by negative points, with negative points given for any result short of a fall. Accumulation of 6 negative points eliminated the wrestler, but a wrestler could not be eliminated after a victory. When three or fewer wrestlers remained, they advanced to a final round, with preliminary results carried forward.

Gold: URS Soslan Andiyev
Silver: HUN József Balla
Bronze: ROU Ladislau Şimon

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Soslan Andiyev 24 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 József Balla 20 Hungary HUN Silver
3 Ladislau Şimon 24 Romania ROU Bronze
4 Roland Gehrke 22 East Germany GDR
5 Nikola Dinev 22 Bulgaria BUL
6 Yorihide Isogai 35 Japan JPN
7 Moslem Eskandar-Filabi 32 Iran IRI
8 Mamadou Sakho 25 Senegal SEN
AC Jimmy Jackson 19 United States USA Eliminated r3/6 7,0
AC Doljingiin Adyaatömör 31 Mongolia MGL Eliminated r3/6 8,0
AC Harry Geris 28 Canada CAN Eliminated r3/6 9,0
AC Einar Gundersen 27 Norway NOR Eliminated r2/6 7,5
AC Carlos Braconi 28 Argentina ARG Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Lázaro Morales 20 Cuba CUB Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Heinz Eichelbaum 35 West Germany FRG Eliminated r2/6 8,0