60 kg (132 lbs.)
[Gold]Yandro Quintana Ribalta, Cuba
[Silver]Arif Abdullaev, Azerbaijan
[Bronze]Murad Umakhanov, Russia
Abdullaev's brother Namig won gold at 55 kg in Sydney.
66 kg (145.5 lbs.)
[Gold]Serafim Barzakov, Bulgaria
[Silver]Elbrus Tadeev, Ukraine
[Bronze]Serguei Rondon, Cuba
Russia's Irbek Farniev beat Barzakov in overtime of the 2003 world finals
74 kg (163 lbs.)
[Gold]Bouvaissa Saitiev, Russia
[Silver]Mehdi Hadjizadeh, Iran
[Bronze]Gennady Laliev, Kazakhstan
Saitiev's younger brother Adam won gold in 2000 at a higher weight class.
84 kg (185 lbs.)
[Gold]Sajid Sajidov, Russia
[Silver]Yoel Romero, Cuba
[Bronze]Cael Sanderson, U.S.
Former college superstar Sanderson lost 4-3 to Sajidov in the 2003 world finals.
96 kg (211.5 lbs.)
[Gold]Eldar Kurtanidze, Georgia
[Silver]Ali Reza Heidari, Iran
[Bronze]Daniel Cormier, U.S.
Cormier's three-month-old daughter, Kaedyn, died in a car accident last year.