Estonia at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Estonia at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of Estonia.svg
IOC code EST
NOC Estonian Olympic Committee
Website www.eok.ee (in Estonian)
in Amsterdam
Competitors 20 (men) in 5 sports
Flag bearer Gustav Kalkun
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 1 2 5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1908–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)

Estonia competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Käpp, OsvaldOsvald Käpp Wrestling Men's freestyle lightweight
 Gold Väli, VoldemarVoldemar Väli Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman featherweight
 Silver Luhaäär, ArnoldArnold Luhaäär Weightlifting Men's +82.5 kg
 Bronze Vekšin, NikolaiNikolai Vekšin
William von Wirén
Eberhard Vogdt
Georg Faehlmann
Andreas Faehlmann
Sailing 6 m class
 Bronze Kusnets, AlbertAlbert Kusnets Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman middleweight

The 1928 Estonian Olympic Team[edit]

Estonia sent 20 athletes and 3 representatives to those games.

Representatives

Representatives were Harald Tammer, Arnold Veiss and Johannes Villemson.

Other delegations

Estonians in other delegations were 1924 Summer Olympics bronze medalist Aleksander Klumberg, who was athletics coach for  Poland (POL) and Albert Vollrat massage therapist in Hungarian olympic team.

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Karl Laas Marathon N/A DNF
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Nikolai Feldmann Shot put 13.54 12 Did not advance
Gustav Kalkun Discus Throw 43.09 10 Did not advance
Johannes Meimer Javelin Throw 61.46 8 Did not advance
Combined events – Men's decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 100H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Johannes Meimer Result 11,6 6.43 11.20 1.75 55,0 18,6 35.32 3.00 56.88 5.16,2 6733,15 13
Points

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Valter Palm Men's welterweight  Albert Nuss (LUX)
W PTS
 Raúl Landini (ARG)
L PTS
Did not advance 9

Sailing[edit]

The 1928 Olympic scoring system was used.

The crew of Tutti V (boat).
Men
Athlete Event Preliminary series Final series Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 1 2 3
Nikolai Vekšin
William von Wirén
Eberhard Vogdt
Georg Faehlmann
Andreas Faehlmann
International 6 metres class 6 6 2 Q 3 Q 1 3 3 1 x 1st Bronze

Weightlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Military Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Aleksander Kask 60 kg 75 9 75 15 100 14 250 14
Leonhard Kukk 75 kg 82,5 15 85 15 110 15 277,5 13
Olaf Luiga 82.5 kg 80 14 95 11 130 9 305 11
Arnold Luhaäär +82.5 kg 100 8 110 1 150 1 360 Silver

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Round 5
Result
Round 6
Result
Rank Final round
Result
Rank
Eduard Pütsep −58 kg  Georges Miller (LUX)
L
 Johannes van Maaren (NED)
W 3-0
 Herman Andersen (DEN)
L F
 Kurt Leucht (GER)
W
N/A 6 Did not advance
Voldemar Väli −61 kg  Ludwig Schlanger (AUT)
W 3-0
 František Kratochvíl (TCH)
W F 2.57
 Ali Kamel (EGY)
W F 7.30
 Károly Kárpáti (HUN)
W F 1.30
 Ernst Steinig (GER)
W F
BYE 1 Q  Eric Malmberg (EST)
W 3-0
Gold
Osvald Käpp −67.5 kg  Piero Postini (ITA)
W F
 Harald Pettersson (SWE)
W F
 Tayyar Yalaz (TUR)
L F
N/A 9 Did not advance
Albert Kusnets −75 kg BYE  Hermann Simon (GER)
W 3-0
 Alfred Larsen (NOR)
W F
 Franja Palcović (YUG)
W F
 Johannes Jacobsen (DEN)
W
 Jean Saenen (BEL)
W F
2 Q  László Papp (HUN)
L 1-2
Bronze
Otto Pohla −82.5 kg  Max Studer (SUI)
W F
 Onni Pellinen (FIN)
L
 Jacobus Hendricus Heijm (NED)
W F
 Adolf Rieger (GER)
L
N/A 7 Did not advance
Men's Freestyle
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Quarterfinal
Result
Semifinal
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Rank Final round
Result
Rank
Eduard Pütsep −61 kg  Harold Angus (GBR)
L
N/A 9 Did not advance
Osvald Käpp −66 kg  Carlo Tesdorf Jørgensen (DEN)
W
 Clarence Berryman (USA)
W
 Charles Pacôme (FRA)
W
N/A 1 Q  Birger Nilsen (NOR)
W
Gold
Alfred Praks −72 kg  Theofilos Tomazos (GRE)
W
 Dr. Lloyd O.Appleton (USA)
L
N/A 6 Did not advance

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