Johan Richthoff

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Johan Richthoff
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Born (1898-04-30)30 April 1898
Limhamn, Sweden
Died 1 October 1983(1983-10-01) (aged 85)
Limhamn, Sweden

Johan Cornelius "Snövit" Richthoff (30 April 1898 – 1 October 1983) was a Swedish wrestler who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics, in the 1928 Summer Olympics, and in the 1932 Summer Olympics.[1]

In 1924 he finished fourth in the freestyle heavyweight competition.

Four years later he won the gold medal in the same event.

In 1932 he won his second gold medal again heavyweight competition. beating out American Jack Riley and Austrian Nickolaus Hirschl.[1]


  1. ^ "Johan Richthoff Olympic Results". Retrieved 2013-09-15. 

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