Edvin Vesterby

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Edvin Vesterby
Edvin Vesterby SOK.jpg
Personal information
Born 23 October 1927 (1927-10-23) (age 89)
Riguldi, Estonia
Height 163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Sport
Sport Greco-Roman wrestling
Club Djurgårdens IF, Stockholm

Edvin Vesterby (born 23 October 1927) is a retired Swedish bantamweight wrestler. He competed at the 1952, 1956 and 1960 in freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling and won a Greco-Roman silver medal in 1956. He finished fourth in the freestyle in 1952 and in the Greco-Roman wrestling in 1960.[1]

He was born in Riguldi Parish (now Noarootsi Parish), Lääne County, Estonia into a Swedish-speaking family. In 1943 he emigrated to Sweden and started wrestling in 1947 in Stockholm.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edvin Vesterby Archived 1 January 2012 at the Wayback Machine.. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Edvin Vesterby. Swedish Olympic Committee