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Wrestling at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Men's Light-Flyweight, Greco-Roman

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Venue(s): Pierre Charbonneau Centre, Olympic Park, Montréal, Québec
Date Started: July 20, 1976
Date Finished: July 24, 1976
Format: Scoring by negative points, with negative points given for any result short of a fall. Accumulation of 6 negative points eliminated the wrestler.

Gold: URS Aleksey Shumakov
Silver: ROU Gheorghe Berceanu
Bronze: BUL Stefan Angelov


The Soviet coaches had to choose between [Vladimir Zubkov], World Champion in 1971 and 1973-75, and [Aleksandr Shumakov], the 1976 European Champion and runner-up in 1974-75. They chose Shumakov who made it to the final round along with the defending gold medalist [Gheorghe Berceanu] of Romania and Bulgaria’s [Stefan Angelov], bronze medalist at München. Shumakov defeated both by decisions in the final round to win the gold medal, with Berceanu taking silver, based on a fifth round victory over Angelov on points.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Aleksey Shumakov 27 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 Gheorghe Berceanu 26 Romania ROU Silver
3 Stefan Angelov 29 Bulgaria BUL Bronze
4 Yoshite Moriwaki 21 Japan JPN
5 Dietmar Hinz 23 East Germany GDR
6 Mitchell Kawasaki 26 Canada CAN
7 Salih Bora 22 Turkey TUR
8T Khalil Rashid Mohamed Zadeh 23 Iran IRI
8T Mike Farina 18 United States USA
AC Sirvano Valdes 23 Cuba CUB Eliminated r3/6 9,0
AC Lee In-Chang 20 South Korea KOR Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Aleksander Zajączkowski 26 Poland POL Eliminated r2/6 7,0
AC Ferenc Seres 30 Hungary HUN Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Antonio Quistelli 26 Italy ITA Eliminated r2/6 8,0
AC Byambajavyn Javkhlantögs 16 Mongolia MGL Eliminated r2/6 8,0