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Wrestling at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Men's Welterweight, 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: JPN Jiichiro Date
Silver: IRI Mansour Barzegar
Bronze: USA Stan Dziedzic

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Jiichiro Date 24 Japan JPN Gold
2 Mansour Barzegar 29 Iran IRI Silver
3 Stan Dziedzic 27 United States USA Bronze
4 Ruslan Ashuraliyev 26 Soviet Union URS
5 Marin Pîrcălabu 24 Romania ROU
6 Fred Hempel 25 East Germany GDR
7 Jarmo Övermark 21 Finland FIN
8 Kiro Ristov 23 Yugoslavia YUG
AC Yu Jae-Gwon 30 South Korea KOR Eliminated r4/6 8,5
AC Dan Karabin 21 Czechoslovakia TCH Withdrew r4/6 4,5
AC Jan Karlsson 30 Sweden SWE Eliminated r3/6 6,0
AC Yancho Pavlov 24 Bulgaria BUL Eliminated r3/6 6,5
AC Brian Renken 21 Canada CAN Eliminated r3/6 8,0
AC Giuseppe Spagnoli 29 Italy ITA Eliminated r3/6 8,0
AC Bruce Akers 23 Australia AUS Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Mihály Toma 28 Hungary HUN Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Yakup Topuz 22 Turkey TUR Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Keith Haward 25 Great Britain GBR Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Zevegiin Düvchin 21 Mongolia MGL Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Dennis Herrick 23 Puerto Rico PUR Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Ivan David 31 United States Virgin Islands ISV Withdrew r2/6 4,0