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Wrestling at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games:

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

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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
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The 1983 World Champion was Finland’s Hannu Lahtinen, who came in as the favorite. However, he lost his first match to Japan’s Seiichi Osanai and lost later to Egyptian Salem Bekhit, and 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