Wrestling at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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At the 1920 Summer Olympics, ten wrestling events were contested, for all men. There were five weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and five classes in freestyle wrestling. The competitions were held from Monday, August 16 to Friday, August 20, 1920 (Greco-Roman) and from Wednesday, August 25 to Friday, August 27, 1920 (freestyle).

Wrestling

Medal summary[edit]

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Featherweight
–60 kg
details
 Oskari Friman
Finland (FIN)
 Heikki Kähkönen
Finland (FIN)
 Fritiof Svensson
Sweden (SWE)
Lightweight
–67.5 kg
details
 Emil Väre
Finland (FIN)
 Taavi Tamminen
Finland (FIN)
 Frithjof Andersen
Norway (NOR)
Middleweight
–75 kg
details
 Carl Westergren
Sweden (SWE)
 Arthur Lindfors
Finland (FIN)
 Masa Perttilä
Finland (FIN)
Light heavyweight
–82.5 kg
details
 Claes Johanson
Sweden (SWE)
 Edil Rosenqvist
Finland (FIN)
 Johannes Eriksen
Denmark (DEN)
Heavyweight
+82.5 kg
details
 Adolf Lindfors
Finland (FIN)
 Poul Hansen
Denmark (DEN)
 Martti Nieminen
Finland (FIN)

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Featherweight
–60 kg
details
 Charles Ackerly
United States (USA)
 Sam Gerson
United States (USA)
 Philip Bernard
Great Britain (GBR)
Lightweight
–67.5 kg
details
 Kalle Anttila
Finland (FIN)
 Gottfrid Svensson
Sweden (SWE)
 Peter Wright
Great Britain (GBR)
Middleweight
–75 kg
details
 Eino Leino
Finland (FIN)
 Väinö Penttala
Finland (FIN)
 Charley Johnson
United States (USA)
Light heavyweight
–82.5 kg
details
 Anders Larsson
Sweden (SWE)
 Charles Courant
Switzerland (SUI)
 Walter Maurer
United States (USA)
Heavyweight
+82.5 kg
details
 Robert Roth
Switzerland (SUI)
 Nat Pendleton
United States (USA)
 Fred Meyer
United States (USA)
 Ernst Nilsson
Sweden (SWE)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 152 wrestlers from 19 nations competed at the Antwerp Games:[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland (FIN) 5 5 2 12
2  Sweden (SWE) 3 1 2 6
3  United States (USA) 1 2 3 6
4  Switzerland (SUI) 1 1 0 2
5  Denmark (DEN) 0 1 1 2
6  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 2 2
7  Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1
Total 10 10 11 31

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wrestling at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 

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