USA Wrestling Results of Top 10 In...

Results of Top 10 Individual and Team Placings from the Men and Women s Freestyle World Championship

By Heather Van | Nov. 27, 2001, 12 a.m. (ET)

Results of Top 10 in each weight class and Final Team Results at the 2001 Freestyle World Championships - Men and Women Men's Freestyle 54 kg/119 lbs. Gold - Herman Kantoyeau (Belarus) Silver - Babak Nourzad (Iran) Bronze - Alexander Kantoev (Russia) 4th - Maulen Mamyrov (Kazakstan) 5th - Tumendemberel Zuunbayan (Mongolia) 6th - Goha Kirkitadze (Georgia) 7th - Dilshod Mansurov (Uzbekistan) 8th - Arif Farmanov (Azerbaidjan) 9th - Mevlana Kulac (Turkey) 10th - A. Kardanov (Greece) 58 kg/127.75 lbs. Gold - Guivi Sissaouri (Canada) Silver - Oyunbileg Purevbaatar (Mongolia) Bronze - David Pogosian (Georgia) 4th - Anatoly Guidia (Bulgaria) 5th - Vasil Fedorishin (Ukraine) 6th - Arif Abdullayev (Azerbaidjan) 7th - Yandro Quintana (Cuba) 8th - Zelimkhan Gousseihov (Russia) 9th - Petru Toarca (Romania) 10th - Bahman Tayebi (Iran) 63 kg/138.75 lbs. Gold - Barzakov Serafim (Bulgaria) Silver - Ali Reza Dabir (Iran) Bronze - Elbrus Tedeev (Ukraine) 4th - Mehmet Yozgat (Turkey) 5th - Elman Asgarov (Azerbaidjan) 6th - Lucjan Gralak (Poland) 7th - Bill Zadick (USA) 8th - Otar Tushishvili (Georgia) 9th - Bae Jin-Kuk (Korea) 10th - Ar. Alexandridis (Greece) 69 kg/152 lbs. Gold - Nickolai Paslar (Bulgaria) Silver - Amir Haghighi Tavakolian (Iran) Bronze - Jang Jae-Sung (Korea) 4th - Laszlo Szabolcs (Romania) 5th - Ahmet Gulhan (Turkey) 6th - Emzar Bedineishuili (Georgia) 7th - Yosmany Sanchez (Cuba) 8th - Stefan Fernyak (Slovakia) 9th - Daniel Igali (Canada) 10th - Zaza Zozirov (Ukraine) 76 kg/167.5 lbs. Gold - Buvaisar Satiev (Russia) Silver - Moon Eui-Jae (Korea) Bronze - Joe Williams (USA) 4th - Radion Ketanti (Slovakia) 5th - Arpad Ritter (Hungary) 6th - Mehdi Hajizadeh Joybari (Iran) 7th - Rezo Mindorashvili (Georgia) 8th - Jari Olmana (Finland) 9th - Yavaser Gokhan (Turkey) 10th - Eugen Preda (Romania) 85 kg/187.25 lbs. Gold - Khadjimourad Magomedov (Russia) Silver - Brandon Eggum (USA) Bronze - Yoel Romero (Cuba) 4th - Betbulat Musaev (Belarus) 5th - Rasul Katinavasov (Uzbekistan) 6th - Arkadiy Tzopa (Bulgaria) 7th - Andre Backhaus (Germany) 8th - Magomed Kurugliyev (Kazakhstan) 9th - L. Loizidis (Greece) 10th - Marcin Jurecki (Poland) 97 kg/213.75 lbs. Gold - Georgi Gogchelidze (Russia) Silver - Krssimir Kochev (Bulgaria) Bronze - Vadim Taseov (Ukraine) 4th - Zoltan Farkas (Hungary) 5th - Ezdar Kurtanidze (Georgia) 6th - George Torchinava (Netherlands) 7th - Ozkale Taskin (Turkey) 8th - Johannes Rossouw (Great Britain) 9th - Magomed Ibragimov (Uzbekistan) 10th - Wilfredo Morales (Cuba) 130 kg/286 lbs. Gold - David Moussoulbes (Russia) Silver - Artur Taymazov (Uzbekistan) Bronze - Alexis Rodrigues (Cuba) 4th - Kerry McCoy (USA) 5th - Aydin Polatci (Turkey) 6th - Boyadjiev Bojidar (Bulgaria) 7th - Abbass Jadidi (Iran) 8th - Cheema Pallander (India) 9th - Th. Abatzis (Greece) 10th - Barys Hrynkevich (Bulgaria) Final Team Standings 1. Russia - 51 pts. 2. Bulgaria - 46 pts. 3. Iran - 37 pts. 4. Georgia - 31 pts. 5. United States - 28 pts. 6. Turkey - 27 pts. 7. Cuba - 25 pts. 8. Ukraine - 23 pts. 9. Uzbekistan - 21 pts. 10. Korea - 19 pts. 11. Belarus - 18 pts. 12. Mongolia - 12 pts. 13. Azerbaidjan - 14 pts. 14. Hungary - 13 pts. 15. Canada - 12 pts. 16. Kazakstan and Slovakia - 10 pts. 18. Romania - 10 pts. 19. Poland - 6 pts. 20. Greece - 6 pts. 21. Netherlands - 5 pts. 22. Germany - 4 pts. 23. Great Britain, Indian and Finland - 3 pts. Women's Freestyle 46 kg/101.25 lbs. Gold - Irina Melnik (Ukraine) Silver - Carol Huynh (Canada) Bronze - Brigitte Wagner (Germany) 4th - Farah Touchi (France) 5th - Misato Shimizu (Japan) 6th - A. Papavassiliou (Greece) 7th - Volha Prydanikava (Belarus) 8th - Kamelia Tzekova (Bulgaria) 9th - Ayse Guneri (Turkey) 10th - Ynga Karamthakova (Russia) 51 kg/112.25 lbs. Gold - Hitomi Sakamoto (Japan) Silver - Stephanie Murata (USA) Bronze - Gao Yanzhi (China) 4th - Lyndsay Belisle (Canada) 5th - Natalia Karamthakova (Russia) 6th - Vanena Boobryem (France) 7th - Djulia Okot (Bulgaria) 8th - Alena Kareisha (Belarus) 9th - S. Poubouridou (Greece) 10th - Inesa Rebar (Ukraine) 56 kg/123.25 lbs. Gold - Yamamoto Seiko (Japan) Silver - Liubov Volosova (Russia) Bronze - Tetyana Lazareva (Ukraine) 4th - Lae Lee-Na (Korea) 5th - Sara Eriksson (Sweden) 6th - Yildirim Zeynep (Turkey) 7th - Sun Dongmei (China) 8th - Hoir Grdrun (Norway) 9th - Anna Gomis (France) 10th - Yoselin Rojas (Venezuela) 62 kg/136.5 lbs. Gold - Meng Lili (China) Silver - Qiletta Giampiccolo (Italy) Bronze - Aanes Lele (Norway) 4th - Stephanie Gross (Germany) 5th - Volha Khilko (Belarus) 6th - Bassa Malgorzata (Poland) 7th - Lyudmila Golovchenko (Ukraine) 8th - Patricia Leibel (Canada) 9th - Lotta Andersson (Sweden) 10th - Michala Krizkova (Czech. Republic) 68 kg/149.75 lbs. Gold - Christine Nordhagen (Canada) Silver - Toccara Montgomery (USA) Bronze - Anita Schatzle (Germany) 4th - Sveta Yaroshevitch (Russia) 5th - Katerina Burmistrova (Ukraine) 6th - Yanli Yang (China) 7th - Zlateve Stanka (Bulgaria) 8th - Unda Maider (Spain) 9th - Monika Kowalska (Poland) 10th - Jana Panova (Kirghizistan) 75 kg/165.25 lbs. Gold - Edyta Witkowska (Poland) Silver - Ma Bailing (China) Bronze - Nina Englisch (Germany) 4th - Kyoko Hamaguchi (Japan) 5th - Jenna Pavlik (USA) 6th - Kang Min-Jeong (Korea) 7th - Tetyana Komarnitska (Ukraine) 8th - Damos Yasmili (Venezuela) 9th - Zumrud Kurbangadzieva (Russia) 10th - Akuffo Ohenewa (Canada) Team Standings 1. China - 36 pts. 2. Japan - 33 pts. 3. Ukraine - 33 pts. 4. Germany - 31 pts. 5. Canada - 30 pts. 6. Russia - 25 pts. 7. United States - 24 pts. 8. Poland - 17 pts. 9. France - 14 pts. 10. Belarus - 13 pts. 11. Korea - 12 pts. 12. Norway - 11 pts. 13. Bulgaria - 11 pts. 14. Italy - 9 pts. 15. Sweden - 8 pts. 16. Greece and Turkey - 7 pts. 18. Venezuela - 4 pts. 19. Spain - 3 pts. 20. Kirghizistan and Czech Republic - 1 pt.