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

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Men's light 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) Thure Sjöstedt  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Arnold Bögli  Switzerland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Henri Lefèbre  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 light heavyweight was a freestyle wrestling event held as part of the Wrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics programme. It was the third appearance of the event. Light heavyweight was the second-heaviest category, including wrestlers weighing up to 87 kilograms.

Results[edit]

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

Gold medal round[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
 Heywood Edwards (USA) W  
 Edil Rosenqvist (FIN) L      Heywood Edwards (USA) W  
 Jacques van Assche (BEL) W      Jacques van Assche (BEL) L  
 Bernard Rowe (GBR) L        Heywood Edwards (USA) L
 Arnold Bögli (SUI) W        Thure Sjöstedt (SWE) W
 Henri Lefèbre (FRA) L      Arnold Bögli (SUI) L
     Thure Sjöstedt (SWE) W    
 

Silver medal round[edit]

Semifinals Final
 
     Arnold Bögli (SUI) W
     Heywood Edwards (USA) L
 

Bronze medal round[edit]

Semifinals Final
 
     Henri Lefèbre (FRA) W
     Heywood Edwards (USA) L
 

References[edit]