Carl Westergren

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Carl Westergren
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Born (1895-10-13)13 October 1895
Malmö, Sweden
Died 5 August 1958(1958-08-05) (aged 62)
Malmö, Sweden

Carl "Calle" Oscar Westergren (13 October 1895 – 5 August 1958) was a Swedish wrestler who competed in the 1920, 1924, 1928, and 1932 Summer Olympics.[1]

Born in Malmö, he won the gold medal in the Greco-Roman middleweight competition in 1920. Four years later he won the gold medal in the Greco-Roman light heavyweight competition. He also competed in the freestyle light heavyweight event and finished fourth. In 1928 he was eliminated after the first round in the Greco-Roman light heavyweight competition.

In his last Olympics competition, Westergren won the gold medal in the Greco-Roman heavyweight competition again, ahead of Czech Josef Urban and Austrian Nikolaus Hirschl.[2] He died in Malmö.

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