Charles Ackerly

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Charles Ackerly
Born (1898-01-03)January 3, 1898
Cuba, New York, U.S.
Died August 16, 1982(1982-08-16) (aged 84)
Clearwater, Florida, U.S.

Charles Edwin "Charley" Ackerly (January 3, 1898 – August 16, 1982) was an American wrestler who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics. He was a 1920 graduate of Cornell University where he competed for the Cornell Big Red wrestling team under Coach Walter O'Connell. Ackerly was also a member of the Sphinx Head Society.

He competed for the United States in the 1920 Summer Olympics held in Antwerp, Belgium in the freestyle featherweight category, winning the gold medal.[1]


  1. ^ "Charles Ackerly". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2013-09-07. 

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