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Ganpat Andhalkar

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGanpatrao Krishnaji "Ganpat"•Andhalkar-Patil
Used nameGanpat•Andhalkar
Born15 April 1935 in Punwat, Maharashtra (IND)
Died16 September 2018 in Pune (Poona), Maharashtra (IND)
Measurements183 cm / 97 kg
NOC India


Ganpat Andalkar wrestled Greco-Roman at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. His best international tournament was the 1962 Asian Games where he won gold in the unlimited Greco-Roman class, and silver in unlimited freestyle. He received the Arjuna Award in 1964 and the Maharashtra government’s Shic Chhatrapati Award in 1982 for his contributions to wrestling.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Wrestling IND Ganpat Andhalkar
Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) AC
Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC

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