Wrestling at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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At the 1924 Summer Olympics thirteen wrestling events were contested, all for men. There were six weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and seven classes in freestyle wrestling. The Greco-Roman events were held from July 6 to July 10, 1924 and the freestyle competitions were held from July 11 to July 14, 1924.

Wrestling

Medal summary[edit]

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
(- 56 kg) details
 Kustaa Pihlajamäki
Finland (FIN)
 Kaarlo Mäkinen
Finland (FIN)
 Bryan Hines
United States (USA)
Featherweight
(- 61 kg) details
 Robin Reed
United States (USA)
 Chester Newton
United States (USA)
 Katsutoshi Naito
Japan (JPN)
Lightweight
(- 66 kg) details
 Russell Vis
United States (USA)
 Volmar Wikström
Finland (FIN)
 Arvo Haavisto
Finland (FIN)
Welterweight
(- 72 kg) details
 Hermann Gehri
Switzerland (SUI)
 Eino Leino
Finland (FIN)
 Otto Müller
Switzerland (SUI)
Middleweight
(- 79 kg) details
 Fritz Hagmann
Switzerland (SUI)
 Pierre Ollivier
Belgium (BEL)
 Vilho Pekkala
Finland (FIN)
Light Heavyweight
(- 87 kg) details
 John Spellman
United States (USA)
 Rudolf Svensson
Sweden (SWE)
 Charles Courant
Switzerland (SUI)
Heavyweight
(+ 87 kg) details
 Harry Steel
United States (USA)
 Henri Wernli
Switzerland (SUI)
 Andrew McDonald
Great Britain (GBR)

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
(- 58 kg) details
 Eduard Pütsep
Estonia (EST)
 Anselm Ahlfors
Finland (FIN)
 Väinö Ikonen
Finland (FIN)
Featherweight
(- 62 kg) details
 Kalle Anttila
Finland (FIN)
 Aleksanteri Toivola
Finland (FIN)
 Eric Malmberg
Sweden (SWE)
Lightweight
(- 67.5 kg) details
 Oskari Friman
Finland (FIN)
 Lajos Keresztes
Hungary (HUN)
 Källe Westerlund
Finland (FIN)
Middleweight
(- 75 kg) details
 Edvard Westerlund
Finland (FIN)
 Arthur Lindfors
Finland (FIN)
 Roman Steinberg
Estonia (EST)
Light Heavyweight
(- 82.5 kg) details
 Carl Westergren
Sweden (SWE)
 Rudolf Svensson
Sweden (SWE)
 Onni Pellinen
Finland (FIN)
Heavyweight
(+ 82.5 kg) details
 Henri Deglane
France (FRA)
 Edil Rosenqvist
Finland (FIN)
 Rajmund Badó
Hungary (HUN)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 229 wrestlers from 26 nations competed at the Paris Games.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland (FIN) 4 7 5 16
2  United States (USA) 4 1 1 6
3  Switzerland (SUI) 2 1 2 5
4  Sweden (SWE) 1 2 1 4
5  Estonia (EST) 1 0 1 2
6  France (FRA) 1 0 0 1
7  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 1 2
8  Belgium (BEL) 0 1 0 1
9  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
 Japan (JPN) 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wrestling at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-23.