Wrestling at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's freestyle light heavyweight

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Men's light heavyweight freestyle wrestling
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Krachtsportgebouw
Dates July 11–14
Competitors 15 from 10 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Sweden
Bronze medal    Switzerland
«1920 1928»
Wrestling at the
1924 Summer Olympics
lnik=Wrestliung at the 1924 Summer Olympics
Greco-Roman
Bantam men
Feather men
Light men
Middle men
Light heavy men
Heavy men
Freestyle
Bantam men
Feather men
Light men
Welter men
Middle men
Light heavy men
Heavy men

The men's freestyle light heavyweight was a freestyle wrestling event held as part of the Wrestling at the 1924 Summer Olympics programme.[1] It was the second appearance of the event. Light heavyweight was the second-heaviest category, including wrestlers weighing from 79 to 87 kilograms.

Results[edit]

Source: Official results;[2] Wudarski[3]

Gold medal round[edit]

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
  John Spellman (USA) W  
  Walter Wilson (GBR) L       John Spellman (USA) W  
  George Rumpel (CAN) W       George Rumpel (CAN) L  
  J. Baillot (FRA) L         John Spellman (USA) W  
          Calle Westergren (SWE) L  
        Calle Westergren (SWE) W  
  Fabio Del Genovese (ITA) W       Fabio del Genovese (ITA) L  
  Marcel Kappeler (FRA) L         John Spellman (USA) W
  Johan Svensson (SWE) W         Johan Svensson (SWE) L
  Joseph Hutmacker (BEL) L       Johan Svensson (SWE) W  
  Iisak Mylläri (FIN) W       Iisak Mylläri (FIN) L  
  Victor Lay (GBR) L         Johan Svensson (SWE) W  
  Poul Hansen (DEN) W         Charles Courant (SUI) L  
  Fritz Roth (SUI) L       Poul Hansen (DEN) L       
  Charles Courant (SUI) W       Charles Courant (SUI) W       
  Charles Strack (USA) L  

Silver medal round[edit]

Semifinals Final
  Johan Svensson (SWE) W  
  Calle Westergren (SWE) L       Johan Svensson (SWE) W
  Walter Wilson (GBR) W       Walter Wilson (GBR) L
  George Rumple (CAN) L  

Bronze medal round[edit]

Wilson, Westergren, Hutmacker, and Mylläri all declined to compete, leaving Charles Courant with the bronze medal.

References[edit]