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Wrestling at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

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Host City: Barcelona, Spain
Venue(s): Catalonia National Institute of Physical Education (INEFC), Barcelona
Date Started: July 26, 1992
Date Finished: July 28, 1992
Format: Two groups (A and B). Double elimination tournament within each group. Top five in each group advance to placement matches for 1st-10th place.

Gold: CUB Héctor Milián
Silver: USA Dennis Koslowski
Bronze: EUN Sergey Demyashkevich


This class was relatively open, although Cuban [Héctor Milián] had won the1991 World Championships. Defending champion [Andrzej Wroński] of Poland had recently won the 1992 European Championships. Wroński lost his first match to American [Dennis Koslowski] and lost again in his final group match and was eliminated, as Koslowski won Group A. Milián and Koslowski met for the title and ended regulation time tied at 1-1, but at 25 seconds of overtime Milián scored a 1-point takedown to win the gold medal. Wroński had been an upset winner of this class in 1988 at Seoul, but finished fourth in Barcelona, losing the bronze medal match to Belarussian [Sergey Demyashkevich], wrestling for the Unified Team. Wroński returned in 1996 and won a second gold medal in this class, eight years after his first.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE CP
1 Héctor Milián 24 Cuba CUB Gold
2 Dennis Koslowski 32 United States USA Silver
3 Sergey Demyashkevich 25 Unified Team EUN Bronze
4 Andrzej Wroński 27 Poland POL
5 Andreas Steinbach 27 Germany GER
6 Ion Ieremciuc 25 Romania ROU
7 Norbert Növényi 35 Hungary HUN
8 Song Seong-Il 22 South Korea KOR
9 Miloš Govedarica 28 Individual Olympic Athletes IOA
10 Helger Hallik 19 Estonia EST
AC Stipe Damjanović 22 Croatia CRO Eliminated r2/5 Group A 0,0
AC Takashi Nonomura 23 Japan JPN Eliminated r2/5 Group A 0,0
AC Jörgen Olsson 23 Sweden SWE Withdrew r2/5 Group A 0,0
AC Atanas Komshev 32 Bulgaria BUL Eliminated r3/5 Group B 5,0
AC Luis Sandoval 30 Panama PAN Eliminated r2/5 Group B 0,0
AC Alioune Diouf 25 Senegal SEN Eliminated r2/5 Group B 0,0