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List of the best greco-roman wrestling Olympic athletes of all time, with photos of the athletes when available. The famous greco-roman wrestling event Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed at the Olympics. Almost every one of these historic greco-roman wrestling Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. Only the greatest greco-roman wrestling Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so be sure to vote for who you believe are the best greco-roman wrestling athletes and vote down the ones you disagree with.

This list has a variety of athletes in it, from Khasan Baroyev to Adam Wheeler.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Olympic greco-roman wrestling athletes?" and "Who is the best greco-roman wrestling competitor of all time?"
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Tom Derr added Alexander Karelin age 49

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Tom Derr added Hamid Sourian age 31

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Tom Derr added Buvaisar Saitiev age 42

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Tom Derr added Cael Sanderson age 37

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Tom Derr added Dan Gable age 68

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Tom Derr added Bruce Baumgartner age 56

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Tom Derr added Sergei Beloglazov age 60

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Mijail Lopez age 34

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Tom Derr added Valentin Yordanov age 57

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Tom Derr added John Smith age 51

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Tom Derr added Kurt Angle age 48

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Islambek Albiev age 28

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Nazmi Avluca age 41

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KristjanPress added Kristjan Palusalu Died at 79 (1908-1987)

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Tom Derr added Arsen Fadzayev age 54

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KristjanPress added Johannes Kotkas Died at 83 (1915-1998)

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Ruslan Tumenbaev age 30

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Tom Derr added Tom Brands age 49

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Tom Derr added Vugar Orujov age 45

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Poul Hansen Died at 35 (1913-1948)

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T.C. Dantzler age 45

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Spenser Mango age 30

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Tom Derr added Kyle Dake

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Tom Derr added Rulon Gardner age 45

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Dremiel Byers age 41

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Adam Wheeler age 36

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Brad Vering age 39

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Mirko Englich age 38

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Elis Guri age 33

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Johannes Eriksen Died at 74 (1889-1963)

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Jake Deitchler age 27

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