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Wrestling at the 2004 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Ano Liosia Olympic Hall, Ano Liossia
Date Started: August 24, 2004
Date Finished: August 25, 2004
Format: Round-robin pools, winner of each pool advanced to single-elimination tournament.

Gold: AZE Fərid Mənsurov
Silver: TUR Şeref Eroğlu
Bronze: KAZ Mkhitar Manukyan

Summary

The medalists in this class all came from the Caucausus region in the former southern Soviet Union or Turkey. Gold went to Azerbaijani Fərid Mənsurov, the 2002 World Championship runner-up, who would later win World titles in 2007 and 2009. Silver went to Turkey’s Şeref Eroğlu, a four-time European Champion and a previous World Champion, but that was back in 1997. He had also twice been a World Champion at the espoir and youth level. The bronze went to Kazakh Mkhitar Manukyan, competing in his third Olympics, but winning his first medal. He had been World Champion back in 1998-99 and Asian Champion in 1997 and 1999, although he had won the 2003 World Cup.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal CP TP
1 Fərid Mənsurov 22 Azerbaijan AZE Gold
2 Şeref Eroğlu 28 Turkey TUR Silver
3 Mkhitar Manukyan 31 Kazakhstan KAZ Bronze
4 Jimmy Samuelsson 27 Sweden SWE
5 Armen Vardanian 21 Ukraine UKR
6 Kostas Arkoudeas 31 Greece GRE
7 Jannis Zamanduridis 38 Germany GER 5 9
8 Vaghinak Galstyan 30 Armenia ARM 4 4
9 Maksim Semyonov 25 Russia RUS 4 5
10 Luis Fernando Izquierdo 30 Colombia COL 4 0
11 Kanat Begaliyev 20 Kyrgyzstan KGZ 3 9
12 Gordon Wood 29 United States USA 3 6
13 Juan Luis Marén 33 Cuba CUB 3 3
14 Nikolay Gergov 26 Bulgaria BUL 3 3
15 Levente Füredy 26 Hungary HUN 2 3
16 Moises Sánchez 23 Spain ESP 2 2
17 Ryszard Wolny 35 Poland POL 1 2
AC Kim In-Seop 31 South Korea KOR DQ
AC Parviz Zeidvand 23 Iran IRI DQ
AC Manuchar K'virk'velia 25 Georgia GEO DQ