Johannes Eriksen

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Johannes Eriksen
Born (1889-07-12)12 July 1889
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Died 25 June 1963(1963-06-25) (aged 73)
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Olympic medal record
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Bronze medal – third place 1920 Antwerp Light-heavyweight

Johannes Thorvald Eriksen (12 June 1889 – 25 June 1963) was a Danish wrestler who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics, in the 1912 Summer Olympics, and in the 1920 Summer Olympics. He was born and died in Frederiksberg.

In 1908, he was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the Greco-Roman middleweight competition.

Four years later, he was eliminated in the fifth round of the Greco-Roman light-heavyweight class after losing his fight to August Rajala.

At the 1920 Games, he won the bronze medal in the Greco-Roman light-heavyweight competition.[1]


  1. ^ "Johannes Eriksen Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 6 February 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 

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