Wrestling at the 1912 Summer Olympics

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At the 1912 Summer Olympics, five wrestling events were contested. They were all for men in the Greco-Roman style. The Light Heavyweight match ended after a nine hour draw. The match was finally declared a tie and it was decided that they would each receive a silver medal.[1]

Wrestling

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Greco-Roman featherweight
details
 Kaarlo Koskelo
Finland (FIN)
 Georg Gerstäcker
Germany (GER)
 Otto Lasanen
Finland (FIN)
Greco-Roman lightweight
details
 Emil Väre
Finland (FIN)
 Gustaf Malmström
Sweden (SWE)
 Edvin Mattiasson
Sweden (SWE)
Greco-Roman middleweight
details
 Claes Johanson
Sweden (SWE)
 Martin Klein
Russia (RUS)
 Alfred Asikainen
Finland (FIN)
Greco-Roman
light heavyweight
details
none awarded  Anders Ahlgren
Sweden (SWE)
 Béla Varga
Hungary (HUN)
 Ivar Böhling
Finland (FIN)
Greco-Roman heavyweight
details
 Yrjö Saarela
Finland (FIN)
 Johan Olin
Finland (FIN)
 Søren Marinus Jensen
Denmark (DEN)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 170 wrestlers from 18 nations competed at the Stockholm Games:[2]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland (FIN) 3 2 2 7
2  Sweden (SWE) 1 2 1 4
3  Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
 Russia (RUS) 0 1 0 1
5  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 Hungary (HUN) 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sweden Olympics Stockholm 1912". Retrieved 2006-11-27. 
  2. ^ "Wrestling at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-15.