Wrestling at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's freestyle featherweight

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Men's featherweight freestyle wrestling
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Olympisch Stadion
Dates August 25–27
Competitors 10 from 7 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Charles Ackerly  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sam Gerson  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Philip Bernard  Great Britain
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The men's freestyle featherweight was a Catch as Catch Can wrestling, later freestyle, event held as part of the wrestling at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. It was the third appearance of the event. Featherweight was the lightest category, and included wrestlers weighing up to 54 kilograms.

A total of ten wrestlers from seven nations competed in the event, which was held from Wednesday, August 25 to Friday, August 27, 1920.[1]


Round of 16
August 25
August 26
August 27
August 27
 Charles Ackerly (USA) W  
 Ioannis Dialetis (GRE) L      Charles Ackerly (USA) W  
 Daniel Kaiser (SUI) -    Daniel Kaiser (SUI) L  
Bye -        Charles Ackerly (USA) W  
 Philip Bernard (GBR) -        Philip Bernard (GBR) L  
Bye -      Philip Bernard (GBR) W
 Jean Harrasse (FRA) -    Jean Harrasse (FRA) L  
Bye -        Charles Ackerly (USA) W
 Sam Gerson (USA) W        Sam Gerson (USA) L
 Kaarlo Mäkinen (FIN) L      Sam Gerson (USA) W  
 Georges Barathon (FRA) -    Georges Barathon (FRA) L  
Bye -        Sam Gerson (USA) W   Third place
 Randhir Shindes (IND) -        Randhir Shindes (IND) L  
Bye -      Randhir Shindes (IND) W    Philip Bernard (GBR) W
 Henry Inman (GBR) -    Henry Inman (GBR) L      Randhir Shindes (IND) L
Bye -  


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