Eino Leino (sport wrestler)

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Eino Leino
Born (1891-04-07)7 April 1891
Kuopio, Finland
Died 30 November 1986(1986-11-30) (aged 95)
Tampere, Finland
Eino Leino
Medal record
Competitor for  Finland
Men's freestyle wrestling
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1920 Antwerp Freestyle Middleweight
Silver medal – second place 1924 Paris Freestyle Welterweight
Bronze medal – third place 1928 Amsterdam Freestyle Lightweight
Bronze medal – third place 1932 Los Angeles Freestyle Welterweight

Eino Leino (7 April 1891 – 30 November 1986) was a Finnish freestyle wrestler and Olympic champion.

He won a gold medal at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp,[1] and a silver medal at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris.[2] He received Olympic bronze medals in 1928 and 1932.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1920 Summer Olympics – Antwerp, Belgium – Wrestling". databaseOlympics.com'. Retrieved 8 April 2008. 
  2. ^ "1924 Summer Olympics – Paris, France – Wrestling". databaseOlympics.com. Retrieved 8 April 2008. 
  3. ^ "Eino Leino Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-09-07.