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Wrestling at the 1896 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

At the 1896 Summer Olympics, one wrestling event was contested. It was organized and prepared by the Sub-Committee for Wrestling and Gymnastics. Five competitors from four nations competed.

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Medal summaryEdit

These medals are retroactively assigned by the International Olympic Committee; at the time, winners were given a silver medal and subsequent places received no award.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Greco-Roman
details
  Carl Schuhmann (GER)   Georgios Tsitas (GRE)   Stephanos Christopoulos (GRE)

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 5 wrestlers from 4 nations competed at the Athens Games:

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany1001
2  Greece0112
Totals (2 nations)1113

Sub-Committee for Wrestling and GymnasticsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Lampros, S.P.; Polites, N.G.; De Coubertin, Pierre; Philemon, P.J. & Anninos, C. (1897). The Olympic Games: BC 776 – AD 1896. Athens: Charles Beck. (Digitally available at [1])
  • Mallon, Bill & Widlund, Ture (1998). The 1896 Olympic Games. Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson: McFarland. ISBN 0-7864-0379-9. (Excerpt available at [2])
  • Smith, Michael Llewellyn (2004). Olympics in Athens 1896. The Invention of the Modern Olympic Games. London: Profile Books. ISBN 1-86197-342-X.