Wrestling at the 1912 Summer Olympics

At the 1912 Summer Olympics, five wrestling events were contested. They were all for men in the Greco-Roman style. The Light Heavyweight match ended after a nine-hour draw. The match was finally declared a tie and it was decided that they would each receive a silver medal.[1]

Wrestling

Medal summaryEdit

Greco RomanEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Featherweight
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Kaarlo Koskelo
  Finland
Georg Gerstäcker
  Germany
Otto Lasanen
  Finland
Lightweight
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Emil Väre
  Finland
Gustaf Malmström
  Sweden
Edvin Mattiasson
  Sweden
Middleweight
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Claes Johanson
  Sweden
Martin Klein
  Russian Empire
Alfred Asikainen
  Finland
Light Heavyweight
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none awarded Anders Ahlgren
  Sweden
Béla Varga
  Hungary
Ivar Böhling
  Finland
Heavyweight
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Yrjö Saarela
  Finland
Johan Olin
  Finland
Søren Marinus Jensen
  Denmark

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 170 wrestlers from 18 nations competed at the Stockholm Games:[2]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Finland (FIN)3227
2  Sweden (SWE)1214
3  Germany (GER)0101
  Russian Empire0101
5  Denmark (DEN)0011
  Hungary (HUN)0011
Totals (6 nations)46515

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sweden Olympics Stockholm 1912". Retrieved 2006-11-27.
  2. ^ "Wrestling at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2013-05-15.