Wrestling at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's Greco-Roman lightweight

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Men's lightweight Greco-Roman wrestling
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue White City Stadium
Dates July 23 (R32 through semis)
July 25 (final, bronze match)
Competitors 25 from 10 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Italy
Silver medal    Russia
Bronze medal    Finland
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Wrestling at the
1908 Summer Olympics
Wrestling pictogram.svg
Greco-Roman
Lightweight   men
Middleweight   men
Light heavyweight   men
Super heavyweight   men
Freestyle
Bantamweight   men
Featherweight   men
Lightweight   men
Middleweight   men
Heavyweight   men

The Greco-Roman lightweight was one of four Greco-Roman wrestling weight classes contested on the Wrestling at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme. Like all other wrestling events, it was open only to men. The lightweight was the lightest weight class, allowing wrestlers up to 66.6 kilograms (147 lb).

Results[edit]

Standings[edit]

Place Wrestler Nation
1 Enrico Porro Italy Italy
2 Nikolay Orlov Russia Russia
3 Arvo Lindén Finland Finland
4 Gunnar Persson Sweden Sweden
5 Gustaf Malmström Sweden Sweden
József Maróthy Hungary Hungary
Anders Møller Denmark Denmark
Ödön Radvány Hungary Hungary
9 Edward Blount Great Britain Great Britain
Ulferd Bruseker Netherlands Netherlands
Carl Carlsen Denmark Denmark
George Faulkner Great Britain Great Britain
Arthur Hawkins Great Britain Great Britain
Téger József Hungary Hungary
Carl Erik Lund Sweden Sweden
William Wood Great Britain Great Britain
17 Christian Carlsen Denmark Denmark
Karel Halík Bohemia Bohemia
Lucien Hansen Belgium Belgium
George MacKenzie Great Britain Great Britain
Jacob van Moppes Netherlands Netherlands
Arthur Rose Great Britain Great Britain
William Ruff Great Britain Great Britain
Fernand Steens Belgium Belgium
Andrew Whittingstall Great Britain Great Britain

Bracket[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
 
Italy Porro (ITA)                
Bye  
Italy Porro (ITA)
  Hungary Téger (HUN)  
Hungary Téger (HUN)
Netherlands Moppes (NED)  
Italy Porro (ITA)
  Sweden Malmström (SWE)  
Sweden Malmström (SWE)
Great Britain MacKenzie (GBR)  
Sweden Malmström (SWE)
  Netherlands Bruseker (NED)  
Netherlands Bruseker (NED)
Bye  
Italy Porro (ITA)
    Sweden Persson (SWE)  
Sweden Persson (SWE)        
Bye  
Sweden Persson (SWE)
  Great Britain Blount (GBR)  
Great Britain Blount (GBR)
Bye  
Sweden Persson (SWE)
  Maróthy retired  
Hungary Maróthy (HUN)
Great Britain Rose (GBR)  
Hungary Maróthy (HUN)
  Great Britain Wood (GBR)  
Great Britain Wood (GBR)
Bohemia Halík (BOH)  
Italy Porro (ITA)
    Russia Orlov (RUS)
Russia Orlov (RUS)            
Bye  
Russia Orlov (RUS)
  Sweden Lund (SWE)  
Sweden Lund (SWE)
Bye  
Russia Orlov (RUS)
  Hungary Radvány (HUN)  
Hungary Radvány (HUN)
Great Britain Ruff (GBR)  
Hungary Radvány (HUN)
  Great Britain Hawkins (GBR)  
Great Britain Hawkins (GBR)
Denmark Ch. Carlsen (DEN)  
Russia Orlov (RUS)
    Finland Lindén (FIN)  
Finland Lindén (FIN)        
Belgium Hansen (BEL)  
Finland Lindén (FIN)
  Denmark Ca. Carlsen (DEN)  
Denmark Ca. Carlsen (DEN)
Belgium Steens (BEL)  
Finland Lindén (FIN)
  Denmark Møller (DEN)  
Denmark Møller (DEN)
Great Britain Whittingstall (GBR)  
Denmark Møller (DEN)
  Great Britain Faulkner (GBR)  
Great Britain Faulkner (GBR)
Bye  


Lindén beat Persson in the bronze medal match to take third place.

Sources[edit]

  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association. 
  • De Wael, Herman (2001). "Greco-Roman Wrestling 1908". Herman's Full Olympians. Retrieved 29 May 2006.