To Our Friends in Wrestling Around the world


By William May
(Japan Amateur Wrestling Federation, Public Information Committee
Kyodo World Services, senior sports


   CRETEIL, France (October 3) - Results of bouts involving Japan's entries after the third session of the greco-roman wrestling world championships at Robert Oubron Sports Hall:

60 kg - SASAMOTO, Makoto (Pool 5, 42 entries)
1R - bye
2R - Alois Fassler, Switzerland
3R - Nurlan Koizhaiganov, Kazakhstan
74 kg - NAGATA, Katsuhiko (Pool 9, 40 entries)
1R - bye
2R - Michal Jaworski, Poland
3R - Artur Stankevic, Lithuania
96 kg - KATO, Kenzo (Pool 1, 43 entries)
1R - lost to Ali Mollov (BUL) 0-3
(Kato could not get anything going against last year's world bronze medalist. Kato gave up three points on gut wrenches in the first period and could not even earn a passivity call against Mollov in the second period.)
2R - bye
3R - Karam Gaber, Egypt (World No. 2)