Estonia at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Estonia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Estonia
IOC code  EST
NOC Estonian Olympic Committee
Website www.eok.ee (Estonian)
At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam
Competitors 20 (men) in 5 sports
Flag bearer Gustav Kalkun
Medals
Rank: 16
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
5
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1908–1912)
Soviet Union (1952–1988)

Estonia competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Käpp, OsvaldOsvald Käpp Wrestling Men's freestyle lightweight
 Gold Väli, VoldemarVoldemar Väli Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman featherweight
 Silver Luhaäär, ArnoldArnold Luhaäär Weightlifting Men's +82.5 kg
 Bronze Vekšin, NikolaiNikolai Vekšin
William von Wirén
Eberhard Vogdt
Georg Faehlmann
Andreas Faehlmann
Sailing 6 m class
 Bronze Kusnets, AlbertAlbert Kusnets Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman middleweight

The 1928 Estonian Olympic Team[edit]

Estonia sent 20 athletes and 3 representatives to those games.

Representatives

Representatives were Harald Tammer, Arnold Veiss and Johannes Villemson.

Other delegations

Estonians in other delegations were 1924 Summer Olympics bronze medalist Aleksander Klumberg, who was athletics coach for  Poland (POL) and Albert Vollrat massage therapist in Hungarian olympic team.

Results by event[edit]

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

Men's Marathon

Men's Shot Put

  • Nikolai Feldmann – Qualification round Group 2: 7th 13.54m (→ did not advance, 12. place)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Johannes Meimer – Qualification round Group 1: 2nd 61.46m PB (→ did not advance, 8. place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Gustav Kalkun – Qualification round Group 2: (39.00; 43.09; 42.80 ) Best 43.09m (→ did not advance, 10. place)

Men's Decathlon

  • Johannes Meimer – Final: (100 m – 11,6; long jump – 6.43m; shot put – 11.20m; high jump – 1.75m; 400 m – 55,0; 100 m hurdles – 18,6; discus throw – 35.32m; pole vault – 3.00m; javelin throw – 56.88m; 1,500 m – 5.16,2) Total points: 6733,15 (→ 13. place)

Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing[edit]

Men's welterweight (−66,7 kg).

Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting[edit]

Men's Featherweight (−60,0 kg)

  • Aleksander Kask – 250 kg (Press 75; Snatch 75; Jerk 100 ) (→ 14.-15. place)

Men's Middleweight (−75,0 kg)

  • Leonhard Kukk – 277,5 kg (Press 82,5; Snatch 85; Jerk 110 ) (→ 13.-14. place)

Men's Light-heavyweight (−82,5 kg)

  • Olaf Luiga – 305 kg (Press 80; Snatch 95; Jerk 130 ) (→ 11. place)

Men's Heavyweight (+82,5 kg)

  • Arnold Luhaäär – 360 kg (Press 100; Snatch 110; Jerk 150 ) (→ Silver Silver Medal)

Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling[edit]

Men's Greco-Roman Bantamweight (−58,0 kg)

Men's Greco-Roman Featherweight (−62,0 kg)

Men's Greco-Roman Lightweight (−67,5 kg)

Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight (−75,0 kg)

Men's Greco-Roman Light Heavyweight (−82,5 kg)

Men's Freestyle Featherweight (−61 kg)

Men's Freestyle Lightweight (−66 kg)

Men's Freestyle Welterweight (−72 kg)

Sailing pictogram.svg Sailing[edit]

The crew of Tutti V.

International 6 metres class

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