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Wrestling at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games:

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

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Events:

Host City: Los Angeles, United States
Venue(s): Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, USA
Date Started: July 30, 1984
Date Finished: August 1, 1984
Format: Two groups of competitors. Placement within each group decided by a series of matches with positive points awarded for each result, from 4.0 for victory by fall, to 0.0 for defeat by fall. When three wrestlers remained within a group, they wrestled a round-robin series to determine the top three placements within the group. The winners of each group then wrestled for 1st and 2nd place. Runners-up in each group wrestled for 3rd and 4th place. Third-place finishers within each group wrestled for 5th and 6th place..

Gold: KOR Kim Won-Gi
Silver: SWE Kent-Olle Johansson
Bronze: SUI Hugo Dietsche

Summary

The 1983 World Champion was Finland’s [Hannu Lahtinen], who came in as the favorite. He lost his first match to Japan’s [Seiichi Osanai], however, and later lost to Egyptian [Salem Bekhit], and thus Lahtinen was eliminated and was not classified. The final came down to Korean [Kim Won-Gi] against Sweden’s [Kent-Olle Johansson]. The match was quite dull, although close, with Kim winning the match in which no points were scored, taking the gold medal on tie-breaking criteria. Bronze went to Switzerland’s [Hugo Dietsche], who defeated American [Abdurrahim Kuzu] on points, 8-4.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE CP
1 Kim Won-Gi 22 South Korea KOR Gold
2 Kent-Olle Johansson 23 Sweden SWE Silver
3 Hugo Dietsche 21 Switzerland SUI Bronze
4 Abdurrahim Kuzu 28 United States USA
5 Doug Yeats 26 Canada CAN
6 Salem Bekhit 21 Egypt EGY
7 Bernd Gabriel 22 West Germany FRG
8 Seiichi Osanai 30 Japan JPN
AC Gilles Jalabert 25 France FRA Eliminated r4/5 Group A 8,0
AC Constantin Uţă 22 Romania ROU Eliminated r3/5 Group A 6,0
AC Alaettin Özgür 19 Turkey TUR Eliminated r2/5 Group A 1,5
AC Morten Brekke 26 Norway NOR Eliminated r2/5 Group A 1,0
AC Daniel Navarrete 21 Argentina ARG Eliminated r2/5 Group A 0,0
AC Zhang Dequn 21 China CHN Eliminated r2/5 Group A 0,0
AC Hannu Lahtinen 23 Finland FIN Eliminated r4/5 Group B 7,0
AC Stelios Mygiakis 32 Greece GRE Eliminated r3/5 Group B 4,0
AC Brahim Loksairi Morocco MAR Eliminated r3/5 Group B 3,5
AC Herbert Nigsch 23 Austria AUT Eliminated r2/5 Group B 2,0
AC Gustavo Manzur 24 El Salvador ESA Eliminated r2/5 Group B 0,0
AC Roberto Aceves 22 Mexico MEX Eliminated r2/5 Group B 0,0