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Wrestling at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games:

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

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Host City: Seoul, South Korea
Venue(s): Sangmu Gynmasium, Seongnam
Date Started: September 18, 1988
Date Finished: September 20, 1988
Format: Two groups (A and B). Double elimination tournament within each group. Top four in each group advance to placement matches for 1st-8th place.

Gold: URS Kamandar Madzhidov
Silver: BUL Zhivko Vangelov
Bronze: KOR An Dae-Hyeon


The last three World titles had been won by Bulgarian [Zhivko Vangelov] (1985/87) and Soviet [Kamandar Madzhidov] (1986), with Vangelov defeating Madzhidov in the final match in 1987. They were again the class of this division, both making it through their group matches undefeated. The final was reasonably close but Madzhidov avenged his defeat with a 6-2 victory on points. Korean [An Dae-Hyeon] won the bronze medal by defeating Hungarian [Jenő Bódi] when Bódi was disqualified for passivity.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE CP
1 Kamandar Madzhidov 26 Soviet Union URS Gold
2 Zhivko Vangelov 28 Bulgaria BUL Silver
3 An Dae-Hyeon 25 South Korea KOR Bronze
4 Jenő Bódi 25 Hungary HUN
5 Peter Behl 22 West Germany FRG
6 Ike Anderson 30 United States USA
7 Gilles Jalabert 29 France FRA
8 Hugo Dietsche 25 Switzerland SUI
AC Hu Guohong 20 China CHN Eliminated r3/5 Group A 5,0
AC Ahad Javan Saleh 23 Iran IRI Eliminated r3/5 Group A 4,0
AC Mieczysław Tracz 25 Poland POL Eliminated r3/5 Group A 4,0
AC Brahim Loksairi Morocco MAR Eliminated r3/5 Group A 3,0
AC Habib Lakhal 27 Tunisia TUN Eliminated r2/5 Group A 1,0
AC Zeki Şahin 22 Turkey TUR Eliminated r3/4 Group B 4.5
AC Shigeki Nishiguchi 23 Japan JPN Eliminated r3/4 Group B 3.0
AC Jukka Loikas 22 Finland FIN Eliminated r2/4 Group B 1,0
AC Carlos Fernández 23 Spain ESP Eliminated r2/4 Group B 0,0