Wrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's freestyle featherweight

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Men's featherweight freestyle wrestling
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Venue Krachtsportgebouw
Dates July 30–August 1
Competitors 9 from 9 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Allie Morrison  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kustaa Pihlajamäki  Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Hans Minder  Switzerland
← 1924
1932 →

The men's freestyle featherweight was a freestyle wrestling event held as part of the Wrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fifth appearance of the event. Featherweight was the second-lightest category, including wrestlers weighing up to 61 kilograms.

Kustaa Pihlajamäki, who had won gold in the lighter bantamweight class in 1924, took silver.


Source: Official results;[1] Wudarski[2]

Gold medal round[edit]

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
 Henry Angus (GBR) W  
 Eduard Pütsep (EST) L      Henry Angus (GBR) L  
     Daniel MacDonald (CAN) W  
       Daniel MacDonald (CAN) L  
       Hans Minder (SUI) W  
     Hans Minder (SUI) W  
     Arthur Nord (NOR) L  
       Hans Minder (SUI) L
       Allie Morrison (USA) W
     Allie Morrison (USA) W  
     Petrus Bressinck (BEL) L  
       Allie Morrison (USA) W  
       Kustaa Pihlajamäki (FIN) L  
     Kustaa Pihlajamäki (FIN) W      
     René Rottenfluc (FRA) L      

Silver medal round[edit]

Semifinals Final
 Hans Minder (SUI) W  
 Petrus Bressinck (BEL) L      Hans Minder (SUI) L
     Kustaa Pihlajamäki (FIN) W

Bronze medal round[edit]

Rottenfluc was injured and did not compete.

Semifinals Final
     Hans Minder (SUI) W
     René Rottenfluc (FRA) L