Wrestling at the 1912 Summer Olympics

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At the 1912 Summer Olympics, five wrestling events were contested. They were all for men in the Greco-Roman style. The Light Heavyweight match ended after a nine hour draw. The match was finally declared a tie and it was decided that they would each receive a silver medal.[1]

Wrestling

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
featherweight
details
 Kaarlo Koskelo (FIN)  Georg Gerstäcker (GER)  Otto Lasanen (FIN)
lightweight
details
 Emil Väre (FIN)  Gustaf Malmström (SWE)  Edvin Mattiasson (SWE)
middleweight
details
 Claes Johanson (SWE)  Martin Klein (RUS)  Alfred Asikainen (FIN)
light heavyweight
details
none awarded  Anders Ahlgren (SWE)  Béla Varga (HUN)
 Ivar Böhling (FIN)
heavyweight
details
 Yrjö Saarela (FIN)  Johan Olin (FIN)  Søren Marinus Jensen (DEN)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 170 wrestlers from 18 nations competed at the Stockholm Games:[2]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland (FIN) 3 2 2 7
2  Sweden (SWE) 1 2 1 4
3  Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
 Russia (RUS) 0 1 0 1
5  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 Hungary (HUN) 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sweden Olympics Stockholm 1912". Retrieved 2006-11-27. 
  2. ^ "Wrestling at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-15.