Wrestling at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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At the 1920 Summer Olympics, ten wrestling events were contested, for all men. There were five weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and five classes in freestyle wrestling. The competitions were held from Monday, August 16 to Friday, August 20, 1920 (Greco-Roman) and from Wednesday, August 25 to Friday, August 27, 1920 (freestyle).

Wrestling

Medal summary[edit]

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Featherweight
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 Oskari Friman (FIN)  Heikki Kähkönen (FIN)  Fritiof Svensson (SWE)
Lightweight
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 Emil Väre (FIN)  Taavi Tamminen (FIN)  Frithjof Andersen (NOR)
Middleweight
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 Carl Westergren (SWE)  Arthur Lindfors (FIN)  Masa Perttilä (FIN)
Light heavyweight
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 Claes Johanson (SWE)  Edil Rosenqvist (FIN)  Johannes Eriksen (DEN)
Heavyweight
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 Adolf Lindfors (FIN)  Poul Hansen (DEN)  Martti Nieminen (FIN)

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Featherweight
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 Charles Ackerly (USA)  Sam Gerson (USA)  Philip Bernard (GBR)
Lightweight
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 Kalle Anttila (FIN)  Gottfrid Svensson (SWE)  Peter Wright (GBR)
Middleweight
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 Eino Leino (FIN)  Väinö Penttala (FIN)  Charley Johnson (USA)
Light heavyweight
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 Anders Larsson (SWE)  Charles Courant (SUI)  Walter Maurer (USA)
Heavyweight
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 Robert Roth (SUI)  Nat Pendleton (USA)  Fred Meyer (USA)
 Ernst Nilsson (SWE)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 152 wrestlers from 19 nations competed at the Antwerp Games:[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland (FIN) 5 5 2 12
2  Sweden (SWE) 3 1 2 6
3  United States (USA) 1 2 3 6
4  Switzerland (SUI) 1 1 0 2
5  Denmark (DEN) 0 1 1 2
6  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 2 2
7  Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1
Total 10 10 11 31

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wrestling at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 

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