Georg Baumann

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Georg Baumann
Born (1892-09-01)1 September 1892
St. Petersburg, Russia
Died c. 1915
Georg Baumann
Medal record
Representing Russian Empire
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1913 Breslau 75 kg

Georg Baumann (Russian: Георгий Бауманн; 1 September 1892 – c. 1915) was an Estonian wrestler who competed for the Russian Empire, and was world champion in Greco-Roman wrestling.[1]

He competed in the Greco-Roman lightweight competition along with two other Estonians, August Kippasto and Oskar Kaplur, at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, where he was eliminated after losing against later winner Emil Väre and Johan Alfred Salonen.[2]

He was the lightweight class World champion at the 1913 Wrestling World Championships in Breslau. In the same year he won a gold in Russian Olympiad and he was awarded the title Best Amateur Wrestler of the Baltic States. He was killed during World War I.[3]

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  2. ^ "Georg Baumann Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-05-18. 
  3. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 7 November 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 

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