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1991 World Wrestling Championships

Wrestling championships in both Greco-Roman (men) and Freestyle (men and women)

1991 World Championships
Freestyle
Host city Varna, Bulgaria
Dates3–6 October
Greco-Roman
Host city Varna, Bulgaria
Dates27–30 September
Women
Host city Tokyo, Japan
Dates24–25 August
Champions
Freestyle  Soviet Union
Greco-Roman  Soviet Union
Women  Japan

The following is the final results of the 1991 World Wrestling Championships. Men's competition were held in Varna, Bulgaria and Women's competition were held in Tokyo, Japan.

1991 World Wrestling Championships Intro articles: 5

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union92617
2  United States37010
3  Japan3227
4  China3104
5  Germany3014
6  France2136
7  Cuba2125
8  Iran1113
 South Korea1113
10  Venezuela1023
11  Hungary1012
12  Bulgaria0235
 Norway0235
14  Czechoslovakia0202
 Sweden0202
16  Canada0112
 Turkey0112
18  Greece0101
 Italy0101
 North Korea0101
21  Finland0011
 Yugoslavia0011
Totals (22 nations)29292987

Team ranking

Rank Men's freestyle Men's Greco-Roman Women's freestyle
Team Points Team Points Team Points
1  Soviet Union 90  Soviet Union 77  Japan 74
2  United States 67  Bulgaria 60  Venezuela 56
3  Iran 48  Cuba 37  Chinese Taipei 49
4  Germany 39  South Korea 37  France 45
5  South Korea 36  Yugoslavia 35  United States 44
6  Bulgaria 35  Hungary 33  China 39
7  Hungary 27  United States 33  Soviet Union 35
8  Turkey 26  Germany 32  Norway 34
9  North Korea 22  France 25  Sweden 21
10  Canada 20  Romania 23  South Korea 20

Medal summary

Men's freestyle

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Vugar Orujov
 Soviet Union
Kim Il
 North Korea
Kim Jong-shin
 South Korea
52 kg Zeke Jones
 United States
Valentin Yordanov
 Bulgaria
Vladimir Toguzov
 Soviet Union
57 kg Sergey Smal
 Soviet Union
Brad Penrith
 United States
Oveis Mallah
 Iran
62 kg John Smith
 United States
Giovanni Schillaci
 Italy
Gadzhi Rashidov
 Soviet Union
68 kg Arsen Fadzaev
 Soviet Union
Chris Wilson
 Canada
Valentin Getsov
 Bulgaria
74 kg Amir Reza Khadem
 Iran
Kenny Monday
 United States
Nasir Gadzhikhanov
 Soviet Union
82 kg Kevin Jackson
 United States
Jozef Lohyňa
 Czechoslovakia
Sebahattin Öztürk
 Turkey
90 kg Makharbek Khadartsev
 Soviet Union
Iraklis Deskoulidis
 Greece
Roberto Limonta
 Cuba
100 kg Leri Khabelov
 Soviet Union
Mark Coleman
 United States
Heiko Balz
 Germany
130 kg Andreas Schröder
 Germany
Gennady Zhiltsov
 Soviet Union
Jeff Thue
 Canada

Men's Greco-Roman

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Goun Duk-yong
 South Korea
Reza Simkhah
 Iran
Sergey Suvorov
 Soviet Union
52 kg Raúl Martínez
 Cuba
Shawn Sheldon
 United States
Jon Rønningen
 Norway
57 kg Rıfat Yıldız
 Germany
Aleksandr Ignatenko
 Soviet Union
András Sike
 Hungary
62 kg Sergey Martynov
 Soviet Union
Mehmet Akif Pirim
 Turkey
Juan Marén
 Cuba
68 kg Islam Dugushiev
 Soviet Union
Marthin Kornbakk
 Sweden
Stoyan Stoyanov
 Bulgaria
74 kg Mnatsakan Iskandaryan
 Soviet Union
Jaroslav Zeman
 Czechoslovakia
Yvon Riemer
 France
82 kg Péter Farkas
 Hungary
Todor Angelov
 Bulgaria
Goran Kasum
 Yugoslavia
90 kg Maik Bullmann
 Germany
Reynaldo Peña
 Cuba
Harri Koskela
 Finland
100 kg Héctor Milián
 Cuba
Jörgen Olsson
 Sweden
Sergey Demyashkevich
 Soviet Union
130 kg Aleksandr Karelin
 Soviet Union
Matt Ghaffari
 United States
Rangel Gerovski
 Bulgaria

Women's freestyle

Event Gold Silver Bronze
44 kg Zhong Xiue
 China
Marie Ziegler
 United States
Shoko Yoshimura
 Japan
47 kg Miyu Yamamoto
 Japan
Pan Yanping
 China
Elisabeth Garcia
 Norway
50 kg Martine Poupon
 France
Shannon Williams
 United States
Yoko Higashi
 Japan
53 kg Zhang Xia
 China
Yoshiko Endo
 Japan
Wendy Izaguirre
 Venezuela
57 kg Olga Lugo
 Venezuela
Gudrun Høie
 Norway
Marine Roy
 France
61 kg Brigitte Siffert
 France
Kimie Hoshikawa
 Japan
Line Johansen
 Norway
65 kg Akiko Iijima
 Japan
Ine Barlie
 Norway
Sylvie Thomé
 France
70 kg Yayoi Urano
 Japan
Emmanuelle Blind
 France
Mirna Martínez
 Venezuela
75 kg Liu Dongfeng
 China
Jeun Kyung-ran
 South Korea
Liudmila Golikova
 Soviet Union

Participating nations

Men

494 competitors from 49 nations participated.

Women

64 competitors from 13 nations participated.[1]

1991 World Wrestling Championships Medal table articles: 48

References

  1. ^ "The Participants of World Championships". All Japan Female Wrestling Federation. Archived from the original on 21 July 2001. Retrieved 8 July 2020.

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