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

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Men's middleweight freestyle wrestling
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue White City Stadium
Dates July 21 (R16, quarters, semis)
July 22 (final, bronze match)
Competitors 12 from 3 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Great Britain
  1920»
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 middleweight 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 middleweight was the second-heaviest weight class, allowing wrestlers of up to 73 kilograms (161 lb).

Results[edit]

Standings[edit]

Place Wrestler Nation
1 Stanley Bacon Great Britain Great Britain
2 George de Relwyskow Great Britain Great Britain
3 Frederick Beck Great Britain Great Britain
4 Carl Andersson Sweden Sweden
5 Edgar Bacon Great Britain Great Britain
Aubrey Coleman Great Britain Great Britain
John Craige United States of America United States of America
Frederico Narganes United States of America United States of America
9 George Bradshaw Great Britain Great Britain
Harry Challstorp Sweden Sweden
Henry Chenery Great Britain Great Britain
Arthur Wallis Great Britain Great Britain

Bracket[edit]

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
 
Great Britain Stanley Bacon (GBR)            
Great Britain Henry Chenery (GBR)  
Great Britain S. Bacon (GBR)
  Great Britain Coleman (GBR)  
Great Britain Aubrey Coleman (GBR)
Great Britain Arthur Wallis (GBR)  
Great Britain S. Bacon (GBR)
  Great Britain Beck (GBR)  
Great Britain Frederick Beck (GBR)
Bye  
Great Britain Beck (GBR)
  United States of America Narganes (USA)  
United States of America Frederico Narganes (USA)
Bye  
Great Britain S. Bacon (GBR)
    Great Britain Relwyskow (GBR)
Great Britain George de Relwyskow (GBR)        
Sweden Harry Challstorp (SWE)  
Great Britain Relwyskow (GBR)
  Great Britain E. Bacon (GBR)  
Great Britain Edgar Bacon (GBR)
Great Britain George Bradshaw (GBR)  
Great Britain Relwyskow (GBR)
  Sweden Andersson (SWE)  
Sweden Carl Andersson (SWE)
Bye  
Sweden Andersson (SWE)
  United States of America Craige (USA)  
United States of America John Craige (USA)
Bye  

After a protest from his semi-final was rejected, Andersson refused to participate in the bronze medal match, giving Beck 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.