1968 Olympic Wrestling

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At the 1968 Summer Olympics, 16 wrestling events were contested, for all men. There were eight weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and eight classes in freestyle wrestling...
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Freestyle Flyweight (-52kg)ResultsSchedule
Freestyle Bantamweight (52-57kg)ResultsSchedule
Freestyle Featherweight (57-63kg)ResultsSchedule
Freestyle Lightweight (63-70kg)ResultsSchedule
Freestyle Welterweight( 70-78kg)ResultsSchedule
Freestyle Middleweight (78-87kg)ResultsSchedule
Freestyle Light-Heavyweight (87-97kg)ResultsSchedule
Freestyle Heavyweight (+97kg)ResultsSchedule
Greco-Roman Flyweight (-52kg)ResultsSchedule
Greco-Roman Bantamweight (52-57kg)ResultsSchedule
Greco-Roman Featherweight (57-63kg)ResultsSchedule
Greco-Roman Lightweight (63-70kg)ResultsSchedule
Greco-Roman Welterweight( 70-78kg)ResultsSchedule
Greco-Roman Middleweight (78-87kg)ResultsSchedule
Greco-Roman Light-Heavyweight (87-97kg)ResultsSchedule
Greco-Roman Heavyweight (+97kg)ResultsSchedule

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  • Added trivia: "Won the 1969 National AAU Greco-Roman Championship as a heavyweight"
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Harry Geris at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal
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