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Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's Greco-Roman 82 kg


Wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's Greco-Roman 82 kg

Wrestling at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Freestyle Greco-Roman
  48 kg     48 kg  
  52 kg     52 kg  
  57 kg     57 kg  
  62 kg     62 kg  
  68 kg     68 kg  
  74 kg     74 kg
  82 kg     82 kg
  90 kg     90 kg
  100 kg     100 kg
  130 kg     130 kg

The Men's Greco-Roman 82 kg at the Georgia World Congress Center from July 19 to July 20.

The gold and silver medalists were determined by the final match of the main single-elimination bracket. The losers advanced to the repechage. These matches determined the bronze medalist for the event.


Gold  Hamza Yerlikaya
Turkey (TUR)
Silver  Thomas Zander
Germany (GER)
Bronze  Valery Tsilent
Belarus (BLR)


Round 1

 Daulet Turlykhanov (KAZ) 10–0 Fall  Elias Marcano (VEN)
 Raatbek Sanatbayev (KGZ) 3–0  Aleksandar Jovančević (YUG)
 Valery Tsilent (BLR) 10–0  Jean-Pierre Wafflard (BEL)
 Dan Henderson (USA) 3–1  Pavel Frinta (CZE)
 Martin Lidberg (SWE) 2–0  Levon Geghamyan (ARM)
 Sergey Tsvir (RUS) 3–0  Péter Farkas (HUN)
 Félix Isisola (PER) 0–10  Thomas Zander (GER)
 Tuomo Karila (FIN) 0–2  Gotsha Tsitsiashvili (ISR)
 Park Myung-suk (KOR) 5–3  Anton Arghira (ROU)
 Hamza Yerlikaya (TUR) Bye

Round 2

Losers table
 Elias Marcano (VEN) 1–11  Aleksandar Jovančević (YUG)
 Jean-Pierre Wafflard (BEL) 0–2  Pavel Frinta (CZE)
 Levon Geghamyan (ARM) 4–0  Péter Farkas (HUN)
 Félix Isisola (PER) 0–11  Tuomo Karila (FIN)
 Anton Arghira (ROU) Bye
Winners table
 Hamza Yerlikaya (TUR) 7–0  Daulet Turlykhanov (KAZ)
 Raatbek Sanatbayev (KGZ) 1–7  Valery Tsilent (BLR)
 Dan Henderson (USA) 1–3  Martin Lidberg (SWE)
 Sergey Tsvir (RUS) 0–4 DQ  Thomas Zander (GER)
 Gotsha Tsitsiashvili (ISR) 4–1  Park Myung-suk (KOR)

Round 3

Losers table
 Anton Arghira (ROU) 0–5  Aleksandar Jovančević (YUG)
 Pavel Frinta (CZE) 2–3  Levon Geghamyan (ARM)
 Tuomo Karila (FIN) 3–7  Daulet Turlykhanov (KAZ)
 Raatbek Sanatbayev (KGZ) 3–2  Dan Henderson (USA)
 Sergey Tsvir (RUS) 11–0  Park Myung-suk (KOR)
Winners table (Quarterfinals)
 Hamza Yerlikaya (TUR) 5–0  Valery Tsilent (BLR)
 Martin Lidberg (SWE) Bye
 Thomas Zander (GER) Bye
 Gotsha Tsitsiashvili (ISR) Bye

Round 4

Losers table
 Aleksandar Jovančević (YUG) 0–2  Levon Geghamyan (ARM)
 Daulet Turlykhanov (KAZ) 4–3  Raatbek Sanatbayev (KGZ)
 Sergey Tsvir (RUS) 0–10 WDR  Valery Tsilent (BLR)
Winners table (Semifinals)
 Hamza Yerlikaya (TUR) 1–0  Martin Lidberg (SWE)
 Thomas Zander (GER) 3–1  Gotsha Tsitsiashvili (ISR)

Round 5

Losers table
 Levon Geghamyan (ARM) 1–3  Daulet Turlykhanov (KAZ)
 Valery Tsilent (BLR) Bye

Round 6

Losers table
 Martin Lidberg (SWE) 1–4  Valery Tsilent (BLR)
 Daulet Turlykhanov (KAZ) 4–0  Gotsha Tsitsiashvili (ISR)


7th place match
 Levon Geghamyan (ARM) WO  Raatbek Sanatbayev (KGZ)
5th place match
 Martin Lidberg (SWE) WO  Gotsha Tsitsiashvili (ISR)
Bronze medal match
 Valery Tsilent (BLR) 4–0  Daulet Turlykhanov (KAZ)
Gold medal match
 Hamza Yerlikaya (TUR) 3–0  Thomas Zander (GER)

Final standing

Rank Athlete
1st  Hamza Yerlikaya (TUR)
2nd  Thomas Zander (GER)
3rd  Valery Tsilent (BLR)
4  Daulet Turlykhanov (KAZ)
5  Gotsha Tsitsiashvili (ISR)
6  Martin Lidberg (SWE)
7  Levon Geghamyan (ARM)
8  Raatbek Sanatbayev (KGZ)
9  Aleksandar Jovančević (YUG)
10  Sergey Tsvir (RUS)
11  Tuomo Karila (FIN)
12  Dan Henderson (USA)
13  Pavel Frinta (CZE)
14  Park Myung-suk (KOR)
15  Anton Arghira (ROU)
16  Elias Marcano (VEN)
17  Jean-Pierre Wafflard (BEL)
17  Péter Farkas (HUN)
17  Félix Isisola (PER)


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