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Mahmut Atalay

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMahmut•Atalay
Used nameMahmut•Atalay
Born30 March 1934 in Çorak (TUR)
Died5 December 2004 in Ankara (TUR)
Measurements171 cm / 78 kg
NOC Turkey

Biography

Mahmut Atalay had the following finishes at major championships – 1966 World Championship: 78.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1965 World Championship: 70.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1963 World Championship: 70.0 kg. Freestyle (4th); 1966 European Championship: 78.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1967 European Championship: 78.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Wrestling TUR Mahmut Atalay
Lightweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4
1968 Summer Olympics Wrestling TUR Mahmut Atalay
Welterweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold

Special Notes