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Müzahir Sille

Full name: Müzahir Sille
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: September 21, 1931 in Ä°stanbul, Ä°stanbul, Turkey
Died: May 17, 2016 in Ä°stanbul, Ä°stanbul, Turkey
Country: TUR Turkey
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Müzahir Sille was a three-time Olympic Greco-Roman featherweight wrestler, placing fourth in 1956, winning the gold medal in 1960, and participating in 1964 without reaching the third round. Sille was also a silver medalist at the 1955 and 1958 World Championships, and won a bronze at the 1959 Balkan Championships. In 1961 he moved to German Bundesliga club KSV Witten 07. With Witten he won several German Team Championships in 1970, 1974, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983 and 1986. After his wrestling career ended, Sille returned to İstanbul to start several non-profit organizations, mainly targeted towards helping the homeless

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman Turkey TUR 4
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman Turkey TUR 1 Gold
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman Turkey TUR AC

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR RE
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Final Standings 4 1956-12-03
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four 4 1956-12-05 6
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four Match #2 2 1956-12-06 Polyák (HUN) fall (4:38), Sille (TUR) 3
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three 2T 1956-12-05 3
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three Match #3 2 1956-12-05 HÃ¥kansson (SWE) decision (3-0), Sille (TUR) 3
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two 1 1956-12-04 0
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two Match #5 1 1956-12-04 Sille (TUR) fall (5:47), Ickeringill (AUS) 0
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One 1T 1956-12-03 0
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One Match #4 1 1956-12-03 Sille (TUR) fall (8:02), Dzeneladze (URS) 0
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Final Round Match #1 1 1960-08-31 Sille (TUR) decision, Polyák (HUN)
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Six 2 1960-08-31 5
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Six Match #3 AC 1960-08-31 Sille (TUR) 0
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Five 3T 1960-08-31 5
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Five Match #3 2 1960-08-31 Șulț (ROU) decision, Sille (TUR) 3
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four 2 1960-08-30 2
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Four Match #4 1 1960-08-30 Sille (TUR) fall (1:55), Mansour (UAR) 0
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three 3T 1960-08-29 2
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Three Match #5 1 1960-08-29 Sille (TUR) fall (1:10), Freij (SWE) 0
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two 6T 1960-08-27 2
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two Match #10 1 1960-08-27 Sille (TUR) decision, Macioch (POL) 1
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One 6T 1960-08-26 1
1960 Summer 28 Roma Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One Match #8 1 1960-08-26 Sille (TUR) decision, Neumair (GER) 1
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Final Standings AC 1964-10-16 6 Eliminated r2/6
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two 20T 1964-10-17 6
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round Two Match #12 2 1964-10-17 Rurua (URS) fall (4:26), Sille (TUR) 4
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One 12T 1964-10-16 2
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Turkey TUR Round One Match #6 1T 1964-10-16 Sille (TUR) , Skrydstrup (DEN) draw 2
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