Volmar Wikström

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Volmar Wikström
Born (1889-12-27)27 December 1889
Pargas, Finland
Died 10 June 1957(1957-06-10) (aged 67)
Helsinki, Finland
Volmar Wikström
Medal record
Representing  Finland
Men's wrestling
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1924 Paris Freestyle, Lightweight

Volmar Wikström (27 December 1889 – 10 June 1957) was a Finnish wrestler from Pargas, Olympic medalist in freestyle wrestling.

Wikström competed in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm where he won the first four matches but was eliminated in the sixth round.[1]

At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris he competed in freestyle wrestling, and received a silver medal in lightweight.[2]


  1. ^ "Volmar Wikström Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-17. 
  2. ^ "1924 Summer Olympics – Paris, France – Wrestling" Archived 20 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine. databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 10 April 2008)