1971 World Wrestling Championships
The Wrestling World Championships 1971 took place from 27 August to 5 September 1971 in Sofia instead. It was fought in both the Greco-Roman and free style. The wrestlers were divided into ten weight classes.
- 2.1 medalist
- 2.2 medal
The competitions in the Greco-Roman style were held until September 5, 1971 by 2. Best German wrestler was Hecher Lorenz, who in the weight -100 kg finished fifth.
The competitions in freestyle were held until August 30, 1971 by 27. Best German wrestler was Peter Neumair with a fifth place in the weight category -82 kg.