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 Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity and 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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