Wrestling at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's freestyle featherweight

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Men's featherweight freestyle wrestling
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue White City Stadium
Date July 22
Competitors 12 from 2 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Great Britain
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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 freestyle featherweight was one of five freestyle 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 featherweight was the second-lightest class, allowing wrestlers of up to 60.3 kilograms (133 lb).

Results[edit]

Standings[edit]

Place Wrestler Nation
1 George Dole United States of America United States of America
2 James Slim Great Britain Great Britain
3 William McKie Great Britain Great Britain
4 William Tagg Great Britain Great Britain
5 Arthur Goddard Great Britain Great Britain
Sidney Peake Great Britain Great Britain
James Webster Great Britain Great Britain
James White Great Britain Great Britain
9 William Adams Great Britain Great Britain
Percy Cockings Great Britain Great Britain
Richard Couch Great Britain Great Britain
William Jones Great Britain Great Britain

Bracket[edit]

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
 
United States of America George Dole (USA)            
Great Britain Percy Cockings (GBR)  
United States of America Dole (USA)
  Great Britain Webster (GBR)  
Great Britain James Webster (GBR)
Great Britain William Adams (GBR)  
United States of America Dole (USA)
  Great Britain McKie (GBR)  
Great Britain William McKie (GBR)
Bye  
Great Britain McKie (GBR)
  Great Britain White (GBR)  
Great Britain James White (GBR)
Great Britain William Jones (GBR)  
United States of America Dole (USA)
    Great Britain Slim (GBR)
Great Britain James Slim (GBR)        
Bye  
Great Britain Slim (GBR)
  Great Britain Peake (GBR)  
Great Britain Sidney Peake (GBR)
Bye  
Great Britain Slim (GBR)
  Great Britain Tagg (GBR)  
Great Britain William Tagg (GBR)
Bye  
Great Britain Tagg (GBR)
  Great Britain Goddard (GBR)  
Great Britain Arthur Goddard (GBR)
Great Britain Richard Couch (GBR)  

McKie beat Tagg in a 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). "Freestyle Wrestling 1908". Herman's Full Olympians. Retrieved 28 May 2006.