Wrestling at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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At the 1924 Summer Olympics thirteen wrestling events were contested, all for men. There were six weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and seven classes in freestyle wrestling. The Greco-Roman events were held from July 6 to July 10, 1924 and the freestyle competitions were held from July 11 to July 14, 1924.

Wrestling

Medal summary[edit]

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
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 Kustaa Pihlajamäki (FIN)  Kaarlo Mäkinen (FIN)  Bryan Hines (USA)
Featherweight
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 Robin Reed (USA)  Chester Newton (USA)  Katsutoshi Naito (JPN)
Lightweight
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 Russell Vis (USA)  Volmar Wikström (FIN)  Arvo Haavisto (FIN)
Welterweight
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 Hermann Gehri (SUI)  Eino Leino (FIN)  Otto Müller (SUI)
Middleweight
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 Fritz Hagmann (SUI)  Pierre Ollivier (BEL)  Vilho Pekkala (FIN)
Light Heavyweight
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 John Spellman (USA)  Rudolf Svensson (SWE)  Charles Courant (SUI)
Heavyweight
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 Harry Steel (USA)  Henri Wernli (SUI)  Andrew McDonald (GBR)

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
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 Eduard Pütsep (EST)  Anselm Ahlfors (FIN)  Väinö Ikonen (FIN)
Featherweight
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 Kalle Anttila (FIN)  Aleksanteri Toivola (FIN)  Eric Malmberg (SWE)
Lightweight
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 Oskari Friman (FIN)  Lajos Keresztes (HUN)  Källe Westerlund (FIN)
Middleweight
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 Edvard Westerlund (FIN)  Arthur Lindfors (FIN)  Roman Steinberg (EST)
Light Heavyweight
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 Carl Westergren (SWE)  Rudolf Svensson (SWE)  Onni Pellinen (FIN)
Heavyweight
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 Henri Deglane (FRA)  Edil Rosenqvist (FIN)  Rajmund Badó (HUN)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 229 wrestlers from 26 nations competed at the Paris Games.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland (FIN) 4 7 5 16
2  United States (USA) 4 1 1 6
3  Switzerland (SUI) 2 1 2 5
4  Sweden (SWE) 1 2 1 4
5  Estonia (EST) 1 0 1 2
6  France (FRA) 1 0 0 1
7  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 1 2
8  Belgium (BEL) 0 1 0 1
9  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
 Japan (JPN) 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wrestling at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-23.