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Wrestling at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games:

Men's Super-Heavyweight, Freestyle

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Host City: Los Angeles, United States
Venue(s): Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, USA
Date Started: August 8, 1984
Date Finished: August 10, 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: USA Bruce Baumgartner
Silver: CAN Bob Molle
Bronze: TUR Ayhan Taşkın

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Bruce Baumgartner 23 United States USA Gold
2 Bob Molle 21 Canada CAN Silver
3 Ayhan Taşkın 31 Turkey TUR Bronze
4 Hassan El-Haddad 27 Egypt EGY
5 Mamadou Sakho 33 Senegal SEN
6 Vasile Andrei 29 Romania ROU
7 Koichi Ishimori 22 Japan JPN
8 Panagiotis Poikilidis 19 Greece GRE