Axel Cadier

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Axel Cadier
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Personal information
Born 13 September 1906
Varberg, Sweden
Died 29 October 1974 (aged 68)
Göteborg, Sweden
Sport Wrestling
Club Borås AK

Axel Vilhelm Teodor Cadier (13 September 1906 – 29 October 1974) was a Swedish wrestler. He competed in Greco-Roman events at the 1932 and 1936 Summer Olympics and won a bronze and a gold medal, respectively.[1][2]

Cadier first trained in swimming and boxing, but changed to wrestling at the age 21. Besides his Olympic medals he won four European and 11 national titles in Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling (1934–1942; 6 in Greco-Roman, 5 in freestyle). In the 1940s–1950s he wrestled professionally in North America. After that he trained the Norwegian national team and worked as an instructor at the French State Sports Institute.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Axel Cadier". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. 
  2. ^ a b Axel Cadier. Swedish Olympic Committee

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