Kustaa Pihlajamäki

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Kustaa Pihlajamäki
Born (1902-04-07)7 April 1902
Nurmo, Finland
Died 10 February 1944(1944-02-10) (aged 41)
Helsinki, Finland
Kustaa Pihlajamäki
Medal record
Competitor for  Finland
Men's freestyle wrestling
Olympic Games
Gold 1924 Paris Bantamweight
Gold 1936 Berlin Featherweight
Silver 1928 Amsterdam Featherweight

Kustaa Pihlajamäki (7 April 1902 – 10 February 1944) was a Finnish freestyle wrestler and Olympic champion.

He received a gold medal at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris,[1] a silver medal at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam,[2] and a gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.[3] He was killed during a bombing raid on Helsinki in 1944.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1924 Summer Olympics – Paris, France – Wrestling" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 8, 2008)
  2. ^ "1928 Summer Olympics – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Wrestling" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 8, 2008)
  3. ^ "1936 Summer Olympics – Berlin, Germany – Wrestling" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 8, 2008)
  4. ^ "Kustaa Pihlajamäki Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-09-08.