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

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Men's heavyweight freestyle wrestling
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Venue Krachtsportgebouw
Dates July 30–August 1
Competitors 7 from 7 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Johan Richthoff  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Aukusti Sihvola  Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Edmond Dame  France
← 1924
1932 →
Wrestling at the
1928 Summer Olympics
lnik=Wrestliung at the 1928 Summer Olympics
Greco-Roman
Bantam men
Feather men
Light men
Middle men
Light heavy men
Heavy men
Freestyle
Bantam men
Feather men
Light men
Welter men
Middle men
Light heavy men
Heavy men

The men's freestyle heavyweight 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. Heavyweight was the heaviest category, including wrestlers weighing over 87 kilograms.

Results[edit]

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

Gold medal round[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
 Edward George (USA) W  
 Earl McCready (CAN) L      Edward George (USA) W  
 Henri Wernli (SUI) W      Henri Wernli (SUI) L  
 Léon Charlier (BEL) L        Edward George (USA) L
 Johan Richthoff (SWE) W        Johan Richthoff (SWE) W
 Aukusti Sihvola (FIN) L      Johan Richthoff (SWE) W
     Edmond Dame (FRA) L    
 

Silver medal round[edit]

Semifinals Final
 Aukusti Sihvola (FIN) W  
 Edward George (USA) L      Aukusti Sihvola (FIN) W
     Edmond Dame (FRA) L
 

Bronze medal round[edit]

Semifinals Final
 
     Edmond Dame (FRA) W
     Edward George (USA) L
 

References[edit]