Greco-Roman wrestling
Greco-Roman wrestling (or Graeco-Roman; see spelling differences) is a style of wrestling that is practiced worldwide. It was contested at the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 and has been included ...
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Wrestling weight classes
In many styles of wrestling, opponents are matched based on weight.
Currently, men's freestyle and Greco-Roman as well as female wrestling have the following weights on the international level:
Grigory Gamarnik
Grigory Aleksandrovich Gamarnik (also Hryhoriy Oleksandrovych Hamarnik; original name: Григорий Александрович Гамарник; born April 22, 1929) is a former Soviet world champion wrestler.
Gamarnik is...
Janis Beinarovics
Janis Beinarovics (June 5, 1907 - August 27, 1967) was a Latvian athlete who won the Latvian Master's title in Greco-Roman wrestling four times between the years 1935 to 1938. He joined the Second Rig...
Karl Karlsson
Karl Karlsson was a Swedish wrestler. He competed in the featherweight event at the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Dremiel Byers
Dremiel Byers (born September 11, 1974) is an amateur wrestler in the Greco-Roman discipline from the United States, most notable for being the most decorated American Greco Roman Wrestler ever. Byer...
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Carl Nelson
Carl Nelson was a Danish Greco-Roman wrestler. He was the European welterweight champion.
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Giovanni Raicevich
Giovanni Raicevich (Slovenian: Janez Raicevic) (10 June 1881, in Trieste, Italy – 1 November 1957, in Rome, Italy) was an Italian martial artist.
Raicevich was born to a Slovene family of Se...
Clarence Whistler
Clarence Whistler (February 24, 1856 - November 6, 1885) was a professional athlete and champion Greco-Roman wrestler of the 1880s. As the main rival to William Muldoon in wrestling of the early 1880s...
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List of World and Olympic Champions in Greco-Roman wrestling
Greco-Roman wrestling competition began in the Olympics in 1896. FILA World Championships began in 1904.After 1920, FILA suspended the World Championships during Olympic years.