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Wrestling at the Olympic Games
Facts about Wrestling in the Olympics
Wrestling in the Olympic Games width=  Olympics Wrestling has been part of the olympic program 30 times.
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After the Rio Olympics a total of 464 medal sets have been awarded in Olympic Wrestling. Go here for an all-time list of Medalists in Wrestling.

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There has been 27 different Events in Olympic Wrestling.

Medal table for Wrestling in the Olympics
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. URS 6231 23 116
2. USA 5443 35 132
3. JPN 3220 17 69
4. RUS 3014 15 59
5. TUR 2918 16 63
Complete Olympic Wrestling Medalstanding
Wrestling in the Olympic Programme
Olympic Games Venue Number of Events
Women Men
Athens 1896 Pananthenian Stadium 0 1
St. Louis 1904 Physical Culture Gymnasium 0 7
London 1908 Shepherds Bush Stadium 0 9
Stockholm 1912 Olympiastadion 0 5
Antwerp 1920 La Salle des Fetes de la Zoologie 0 10
Paris 1924 Velodrome d'Hiver 0 13
Amsterdam 1928 Krachtsportgebouw, Olympia Sportpark 0 13
Los Angeles 1932 Olympic Auditorium, Olympic Park 0 14
Berlin 1936 Deutschlandhalle 0 14
London 1948 Empress Hall, Earls Court 0 16
Helsinki 1952 Messuhalli I 0 16
Melbourne 1956 Exhibition Building 0 16
Rome 1960 Basilica di Massenzio 0 16
Tokyo 1964 Komazawa Gymnasium 0 16
Mexico City 1968 Arena Insurgentes 0 16
Munich 1972 Messegelände 0 20
Montreal 1976 Maurice Richard Arena 0 20
Moscow 1980 CSKA Athletics Fieldhouse 0 20
Los Angeles 1984 Anaheim Convention Center 0 20
Seoul 1988 Sangmu Gymnasium 0 20
Barcelona 1992 Pavillon Institut Nacional de Catalunya 0 20
Atlanta 1996 Georgia World Congress Center 0 20
Sydney 2000 Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour 0 16
Athens 2004 Ano Liossia Olympic Hall 4 14
Beijing 2008 China Agricultural University Gymnasium 4 14
London 2012 ExCel 4 14
Rio 2016 Olympic Hall 2, Olympic park 6 12
Tokyo 2020 Makuhari Messe 6 12
Paris 2024 Paris Arena II 6 12
Los Angeles 2028 Pauley Pavilion 6 12
International Wrestling Federation
The Olympic competitions in Wrestling is organised by the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) in cooperation with the host city of the specific games. Follow the link for more information about world championships, the international organisation, general history of Wrestling etc.
These Wrestling facts about Wrestling in the olympics is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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