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Charles Clapper

Full name: Charles Ellis Clapper
Gender: Male
Born: December 20, 1875 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 14, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Chicaco Central YMCA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Charles Clapper represented the Chicago Central YMCA at the 1904 Olympics. He won one match by a fall before being thrown by eventual champion, Ben Bradshaw, in the second round. In a match for third place, Clapper threw Frederick Ferguson in 54 seconds to win the bronze medal. Clapper also won the 1906 AAU title at 145 lbs.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 28 St. Louis Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Freestyle United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1904 Summer 28 St. Louis Wrestling United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 Clapper (USA) fall (0:54), Ferguson (CAN)
1904 Summer 28 St. Louis Wrestling United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 Bradshaw (USA) fall (0:59), Clapper (USA)
1904 Summer 28 St. Louis Wrestling United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 Clapper (USA) fall (5:06), Babcock (USA)
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