August Englas

August Englas (Russian: Аугуст Петрович Энглас; January 15, 1925 – March 21, 2017) was an Estonian wrestler who competed for the Soviet Union.[1]

August Englas
Medal record
Representing  Soviet Union
Men’s Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1953 Naples 87 kg
Men’s freestyle wrestling
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1954 Tokyo 87 kg
August Englas and Heiki Nabi

Englas was born in Otepää. In the 1952 Summer Olympics, after defeating Adil Atan, Shirang Vithoba Jadav and Max Leichter, and losing against Henry Wittenberg and Viking Palm, he took fourth place.[2] He won the gold medal at the 1953 and 1954 World Championships.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ERR (21 March 2017). "Suri kahekordne maadluse maailmameister August Englas". err.ee. Archived from the original on 22 March 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  2. ^ "August Englas Bio, Stats, and Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 22 March 2017.