Wrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics

At the 1928 Summer Olympics, thirteen wrestling events were contested, for all men. There were six weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and seven classes in freestyle wrestling. The freestyle competitions were held from July 30 to August 1, 1928 and the Greco-Roman events were held from August 2 to August 5, 1928.[1]

Wrestling

Medal summaryEdit

FreestyleEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
details
Kaarlo Mäkinen
  Finland
Edmond Spapen
  Belgium
James Trifunov
  Canada
Featherweight
details
Allie Morrison
  United States
Kustaa Pihlajamäki
  Finland
Hans Minder
  Switzerland
Lightweight
details
Osvald Käpp
  Estonia
Charles Pacôme
  France
Eino Augusti Leino
  Finland
Welterweight
details
Arvo Haavisto
  Finland
Lloyd Appleton
  United States
Maurice Letchford
  Canada
Middleweight
details
Ernst Kyburz
  Switzerland
Donald Stockton
  Canada
Samuel Rabin
  Great Britain
Light Heavyweight
details
Thure Sjöstedt
  Sweden
Arnold Bögli
  Switzerland
Henri Lefèbre
  France
Heavyweight
details
Johan Richthoff
  Sweden
Aukusti Sihvola
  Finland
Edmond Dame
  France

Greco-RomanEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
details
Kurt Leucht
  Germany
Jindrich Maudr
  Czechoslovakia
Giovanni Gozzi
  Italy
Featherweight
details
Voldemar Väli
  Estonia
Eric Malmberg
  Sweden
Gerolamo Quaglia
  Italy
Lightweight
details
Lajos Keresztes
  Hungary
Eduard Sperling
  Germany
Edvard Westerlund
  Finland
Middleweight
details
Väinö Kokkinen
  Finland
László Papp
  Hungary
Albert Kusnets
  Estonia
Light Heavyweight
details
Ibrahim Moustafa
  Egypt
Adolf Rieger
  Germany
Onni Pellinen
  Finland
Heavyweight
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Rudolf Svensson
  Sweden
Hjalmar Nyström
  Finland
Georg Gehring
  Germany

Participating nationsEdit

166 wrestlers from 29 nations competed. Argentina competed in wrestling for the first time.[1]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Finland (FIN)3339
2  Sweden (SWE)3104
3  Estonia (EST)2013
4  Germany (GER)1214
5  Switzerland (SUI)1113
6  Hungary (HUN)1102
  United States (USA)1102
8  Egypt (EGY)1001
9  Canada (CAN)0123
  France (FRA)0123
11  Belgium (BEL)0101
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0101
13  Italy (ITA)0022
14  Great Britain (GBR)0011
Totals (14 nations)13131339

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wrestling at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 February 2019.

External linksEdit

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