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Wrestling at the 1980 Moskva Summer Games:

Men's Super-Heavyweight, Freestyle

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Host City: Moskva, Soviet Union
Venue(s): Athletics Fieldhouse, CSKA Sports Complex, Moskva
Date Started: July 29, 1980
Date Finished: July 31, 1980
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: POL Adam Sandurski

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Soslan Andiyev 28 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 József Balla 24 Hungary HUN Silver
3 Adam Sandurski 27 Poland POL Bronze
4 Roland Gehrke 26 East Germany GDR
5 Andrei Ianko 21 Romania ROU
6 Mamadou Sakho 29 Senegal SEN
7 Petar Ivanov 21 Bulgaria BUL
8 Arturo Díaz 26 Cuba CUB
AC Miguel Zambrano 28 Peru PER Eliminated r3/5 9,0
AC Matthew Clempner 24 Great Britain GBR Eliminated r2/5 7,0
AC Odnoin Bakhyt 26 Mongolia MGL Eliminated r2/5 7,5
AC Youssef Diba 31 Syria SYR Eliminated r2/5 8,0