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Wrestling at the 2004 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Ano Liosia Olympic Hall, Ano Liossia
Date Started: August 25, 2004
Date Finished: August 26, 2004
Format: Round-robin pools, winner of each pool advanced to single-elimination tournament.

Gold: KOR Jeong Ji-Hyeon
Silver: CUB Roberto Monzón
Bronze: BUL Armen Nazaryan
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Summary

The heaviest favorite in 2004 Greco-Roman wrestling was [Armen Nazaryan], who had won gold medals in 1996 (representing Armenia) and 2000 (representing Bulgaria), and was World Champion in 2002-03. Nazaryan made it to the semi-finals but was upset there by Korean Jeong Ji-Hyeon, who had recently won the Asian Championships. Jeong advanced to the final against Cuban Roberto Monzón, who had lost the 2003 World Championship final to Nazaryan. The match went to overtime but Jeong quickly scored a point, winning after only eight seconds of overtime, and taking the gold medal.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal CP TP
1 Jeong Ji-Hyeon 21 South Korea KOR Gold
2 Roberto Monzón 26 Cuba CUB Silver
3 Armen Nazaryan 30 Bulgaria BUL Bronze
4 Aleksey Shevtsov 25 Russia RUS
5 Makoto Sasamoto 27 Japan JPN
6 Nurlan Koyzhaganov 27 Kazakhstan KAZ
7 Eusebiu Diaconu 23 Romania ROU 7 13
8 Şeref Tüfenk 20 Turkey TUR 6 8
9 Ak'ak'i Chachua 34 Georgia GEO 5 16
10 Jim Gruenwald 34 United States USA 5 13
11 Ali Ashkani 25 Iran IRI 5 8
12 Ashraf El-Gharably 25 Egypt EGY 4 15
13 Ai Linuer 25 China CHN 4 5
14 Vitaliy Rəhimov 19 Azerbaijan AZE 3 4
15 Sidney Guzman 26 Peru PER 3 3
16 Włodzimierz Zawadzki 36 Poland POL 2 4
17 Oleksandr Khvoshch 22 Ukraine UKR 2 4
18 Davor Štefanek 18 Serbia and Montenegro SCG 2 2
19 Jurij Kohl 29 Germany GER 1 2
20 Khristos Gikas 27 Greece GRE 1 1
21 Hugo Passos 24 Portugal POR 0 7
22 Paolo Fucile 23 Italy ITA 0 0