Host City: Barcelona, Spain
Venue(s): Catalonia National Institute of Physical Education (INEFC), Barcelona
Date Started: July 26, 1992
Date Finished: July 28, 1992
Format: Two groups (A and B). Double elimination tournament within each group. Top five in each group advance to placement matches for 1st-10th place.
This class was relatively open, although Cuban [Héctor Milián] had won the1991 World Championships. Defending champion [Andrzej Wroński] of Poland had recently won the 1992 European Championships. Wroński lost his first match to American [Dennis Koslowski] and lost again in his final group match and was eliminated, as Koslowski won Group A. Milián and Koslowski met for the title and ended regulation time tied at 1-1, but at 25 seconds of overtime Milián scored a 1-point takedown to win the gold medal. Wroński had been an upset winner of this class in 1988 at Seoul, but finished fourth in Barcelona, losing the bronze medal match to Belarussian [Sergey Demyashkevich], wrestling for the Unified Team. Wroński returned in 1996 and won a second gold medal in this class, eight years after his first.
|2||Dennis Koslowski||32||United States||USA||Silver|
|3||Sergey Demyashkevich||25||Unified Team||EUN||Bronze|
|8||Song Seong-Il||22||South Korea||KOR|
|9||Miloš Govedarica||28||Individual Olympic Athletes||IOA|
|AC||Stipe Damjanović||22||Croatia||CRO||Eliminated r2/5 Group A||0,0|
|AC||Takashi Nonomura||23||Japan||JPN||Eliminated r2/5 Group A||0,0|
|AC||Jörgen Olsson||23||Sweden||SWE||Withdrew r2/5 Group A||0,0|
|AC||Atanas Komshev||32||Bulgaria||BUL||Eliminated r3/5 Group B||5,0|
|AC||Luis Sandoval||30||Panama||PAN||Eliminated r2/5 Group B||0,0|
|AC||Alioune Diouf||25||Senegal||SEN||Eliminated r2/5 Group B||0,0|