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Wrestling at the 1924 Summer Olympics

 

Wrestling at the 1924 Summer Olympics

At the 1924 Summer Olympics thirteen wrestling events were contested, all for men. There were six weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and seven classes in freestyle wrestling. The Greco-Roman events were held from July 6 to July 10, 1924 and the freestyle competitions were held from July 11 to July 14, 1924.

Wrestling

Contents

  • Medal summary 1
    • Freestyle 1.1
    • Greco-Roman 1.2
  • Participating nations 2
  • Medal table 3
  • References 4

Medal summary

Freestyle

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
(- 56 kg)
 Kustaa Pihlajamäki
Finland (FIN)
 Kaarlo Mäkinen
Finland (FIN)
 Bryan Hines
United States (USA)
Featherweight
(- 61 kg)
 Robin Reed
United States (USA)
 Chester Newton
United States (USA)
 Katsutoshi Naito
Japan (JPN)
Lightweight
(- 66 kg)
 Russell Vis
United States (USA)
 Volmar Wikström
Finland (FIN)
 Arvo Haavisto
Finland (FIN)
Welterweight
(- 72 kg)
 Hermann Gehri
Switzerland (SUI)
 Eino Leino
Finland (FIN)
 Otto Müller
Switzerland (SUI)
Middleweight
(- 79 kg)
 Fritz Hagmann
Switzerland (SUI)
 Pierre Ollivier
Belgium (BEL)
 Vilho Pekkala
Finland (FIN)
Light Heavyweight
(- 87 kg)
 John Spellman
United States (USA)
 Rudolf Svensson
Sweden (SWE)
 Charles Courant
Switzerland (SUI)
Heavyweight
(+ 87 kg)
 Harry Steel
United States (USA)
 Henri Wernli
Switzerland (SUI)
 Andrew McDonald
Great Britain (GBR)

Greco-Roman

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
(- 58 kg)
 Eduard Pütsep
Estonia (EST)
 Anselm Ahlfors
Finland (FIN)
 Väinö Ikonen
Finland (FIN)
Featherweight
(- 62 kg)
 Kalle Anttila
Finland (FIN)
 Aleksanteri Toivola
Finland (FIN)
 Eric Malmberg
Sweden (SWE)
Lightweight
(- 67.5 kg)
 Oskari Friman
Finland (FIN)
 Lajos Keresztes
Hungary (HUN)
 Källe Westerlund
Finland (FIN)
Middleweight
(- 75 kg)
 Edvard Westerlund
Finland (FIN)
 Arthur Lindfors
Finland (FIN)
 Roman Steinberg
Estonia (EST)
Light Heavyweight
(- 82.5 kg)
 Carl Westergren
Sweden (SWE)
 Rudolf Svensson
Sweden (SWE)
 Onni Pellinen
Finland (FIN)
Heavyweight
(+ 82.5 kg)
 Henri Deglane
France (FRA)
 Edil Rosenqvist
Finland (FIN)
 Rajmund Badó
Hungary (HUN)

Participating nations

A total of 229 wrestlers from 26 nations competed at the Paris Games.[1]

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland (FIN) 4 7 5 16
2  United States (USA) 4 1 1 6
3  Switzerland (SUI) 2 1 2 5
4  Sweden (SWE) 1 2 1 4
5  Estonia (EST) 1 0 1 2
6  France (FRA) 1 0 0 1
7  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 1 2
8  Belgium (BEL) 0 1 0 1
9  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
 Japan (JPN) 0 0 1 1

References

  1. ^ "Wrestling at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
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