Wrestling at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's freestyle lightweight

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Men's lightweight freestyle wrestling
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Krachtsportgebouw
Dates July 11–14
Competitors 16 from 10 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Finland
Bronze medal    Finland
«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 lightweight was a freestyle wrestling event held as part of the Wrestling at the 1924 Summer Olympics programme.[1] It was the fourth appearance of the event. Lightweight was the third-lightest category, including wrestlers weighing from 61 to 66 kilograms.

Results[edit]

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

Gold medal round[edit]

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
  Russell Vis (USA) W  
  Walter Montgomery (CAN) L       Russell Vis (USA) W  
  Émile Pouvroux (FRA) W       Émile Pouvroux (FRA) L  
  Herman Van Duyzen (BEL) L         Russell Vis (USA) W  
  Arvo Haavisto (FIN) W         Arvo Haavisto (FIN) L  
  Auguste Corti (SUI) L       Arvo Haavisto (FIN) W  
  Alfred Praks (EST) W       Alfred Praks (EST) L  
  Perry Martter (USA) L         Russell Vis (USA) W
  Volmar Wikström (FIN) W         Volmar Wikström (FIN) L
  Søren Eriksen (DEN) L       Volmar Wikström (FIN) W  
  Étienne Jourdain (FRA) W       Étienne Jourdain (FRA) L  
  Riccardo Pizzocaro (ITA) L         Volmar Wikström (FIN) W  
  George Gardiner (GBR) W         George Gardiner (GBR) L  
  Osvald Käpp (EST) L       George Gardiner (GBR) W       
  Édouard Belet (SUI) W       Édouard Belet (SUI) L       
  Ernest Bacon (GBR) L  

Silver medal round[edit]

Semifinals Final
  Arvo Haavisto (FIN) W  
  Émile Pouvroux (FRA) L       Arvo Haavisto (FIN) L
  Volmar Wikström (FIN) W       Volmar Wikström (FIN) W
  William Montgomery (CAN) L  

Bronze medal round[edit]

Semifinals Final
  Arvo Haavisto (FIN) W  
  Søren Eriksen (DEN) L       Arvo Haavisto (FIN) W
  George Gardiner (GBR) W       George Gardiner (GBR) L
  Étienne Jourdain (FRA) L  

References[edit]