Wrestling at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's freestyle welterweight

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Men's welterweight freestyle wrestling
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Krachtsportgebouw
Dates July 11–14
Competitors 13 from 7 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Hermann Gehri  Switzerland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Eino Leino  Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Otto Müller  Switzerland
← 1904
1928 →

The men's freestyle welterweight was a freestyle wrestling event held as part of the Wrestling at the 1924 Summer Olympics programme.[1] It was the second appearance of the event. Welterweight was the middle category, including wrestlers weighing from 66 to 72 kilograms.


Source: Official results;[2] Wudarski[3]

Gold medal round[edit]

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
     Donald Stockton (CAN) W  
     Edgar Bacon (GBR) L  
       Donald Stockton (CAN) L  
 Guy Lookabaugh (USA) W        Guy Lookabough (USA) W  
 Otto Müller (SUI) L      Guy Lookabough (USA) W  
 James Davis (GBR) W      James Davis (GBR) L  
 Fridolf Lundsten (FIN) L        Guy Lookabough (USA) L
 Eino Leino (FIN) W        Hermann Gehri (SUI) W
 Frits Janssens (BEL) L      Eino Leino (FIN) W  
 Hyacinthe Roosen (BEL) W      Hyacinthe Roosen (BEL) L  
 Marcel Dupraz (FRA) L        Eino Leino (FIN) L  
 Hermann Gehri (SUI) W        Hermann Gehri (SUI) W  
 G. Fichu (FRA) L      Hermann Gehri (SUI) W      
     William Johnson (USA) L      

Silver medal round[edit]

Semifinals Final
 Eino Leino (FIN) W  
 Guy Lookabough (USA) L      Eino Leino (FIN) W
 William Johnson (USA) W      William Johnson (USA) L
 G. Fichu (FRA) L  

Bronze medal round[edit]

Semifinals Final
 William Johnson (USA) W  
 James Davis (GBR) L      William Johnson (USA) L
 Otto Müller (SUI) W      Otto Müller (SUI) W
 Donald Stockton (CAN) L