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

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Men's lightweight freestyle wrestling
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue White City Stadium
Date July 24
Competitors 11 from 2 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Great Britain
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Wrestling at the
1908 Summer Olympics
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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 lightweight 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 lightweight was the median weight class, allowing wrestlers of up to 66.6 kilograms (147 lb).

Results[edit]

Standings[edit]

Place Wrestler Nation
1 George de Relwyskow Great Britain Great Britain
2 William Wood Great Britain Great Britain
3 Albert Gingell Great Britain Great Britain
4 George MacKenzie Great Britain Great Britain
5 Herbert Baillie Great Britain Great Britain
John Krug United States of America United States of America
James McKenzie Great Britain Great Britain
William Shepherd Great Britain Great Britain
9 George Faulkner Great Britain Great Britain
William Henson Great Britain Great Britain
Joseph Hoy Great Britain Great Britain

Bracket[edit]

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
 
Great Britain George de Relwyskow (GBR)            
Great Britain William Henson (GBR)  
Great Britain Relwyskow (GBR)
  Great Britain Shepherd (GBR)  
Great Britain William Shepherd (GBR)
Bye  
Great Britain Relwyskow (GBR)
  Great Britain Gingell (GBR)  
Great Britain Albert Gingell (GBR)
Bye  
Great Britain Gingell (GBR)
  Great Britain Baillie (GBR)  
Great Britain Herbert Baillie (GBR)
Bye  
Great Britain Relwyskow (GBR)
    Great Britain Wood (GBR)
Great Britain William Wood (GBR)        
Great Britain George Faulkner (GBR)  
Great Britain Wood (GBR)
  United States of America Krug (USA)  
United States of America John Krug (USA)
Great Britain Joseph Hoy (GBR)  
Great Britain Wood (GBR)
  Great Britain G. McKenzie (GBR)  
Great Britain George McKenzie (GBR)
Bye  
Great Britain G. McKenzie (GBR)
  Great Britain J. McKenzie (GBR)  
Great Britain James McKenzie (GBR)
Bye  

Gingell beat George McKenzie 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.