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Wrestling at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, 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: HUN Attila Repka
Silver: EUN Ä°slam Duquçiyev
Bronze: USA Rodney Smith


[İslam Duquçiyev], an Azerbaijani wrestling for the Unified Team. had won the last two World Championships and was considered a favorite. Another contender was Hungarian [Attila Repka], the 1988-89 European Champion and bronze medalist at the 1990 Worlds. The two met in the final and wrestled to a scoreless tie in regulation. In the first overtime, Repka won the gold medal with a 1-point takedown at 5:38, upsetting the favored Duquçiyev. Duquçiyev would continue to win, taking the 1993-94 World titles, while Repka would win European titles in 1994 and 1996.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE CP
1 Attila Repka 24 Hungary HUN Gold
2 İslam Duquçiyev 26 Unified Team EUN Silver
3 Rodney Smith 26 United States USA Bronze
4 Cecilio Rodríguez 24 Cuba CUB
5 Ghani Yalouz 24 France FRA
6 Abdollah Chamangoli 20 Iran IRI
7 Ryszard Wolny 23 Poland POL
8 Doug Yeats 34 Canada CAN
9 Petrică Cărare 29 Romania ROU
10 Claudio Passarelli 27 Germany GER
AC Kim Seong-Mun 27 South Korea KOR Eliminated r4/6 Group A 9,0
AC Valeri Nikitin 22 Estonia EST Eliminated r3/6 Group A 4,0
AC Marthin Kornbakk 28 Sweden SWE Eliminated r2/6 Group A 1,0
AC Takumi Mori 28 Japan JPN Eliminated r2/6 Group A 0,0
AC Mazouz Ben Djedaa 24 Algeria ALG Eliminated r2/6 Group A 0,0
AC Stoyan Stoyanov 23 Bulgaria BUL Eliminated r5/6 Group B 5,0
AC Matvai Baranov 26 Israel ISR Eliminated r3/6 Group B 0,0
AC Pedro Villuela 21 Spain ESP Eliminated r2/6 Group B 2,0
AC Nandor Sabo 32 Individual Olympic Athletes IOA Eliminated r2/6 Group B 2,0