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John Craige

Full name: John Houston Craige
Gender: Male
Born: July 24, 1886 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 14, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

John Craige was a native Philadelphian who attended Swarthmore College and the University of Pennsylvania. He lived an exciting, itinerant life. He joined the Marines in 1917, travelled to Alaska as a prospector, to Mexico as a mercenary soldier, and at one time was a professional boxer and the wrestling coach at the University of Pennsylvania. Later in life, as he settled down, he wrote military articles for the International News Service during World War II.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 21 London Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Freestyle United States USA 5T

Men's Middleweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 21 London Wrestling United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1908-07-21 Andersson (SWE) decision, Craige (USA)
1908 Summer 21 London Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #8 AC 1908-07-21 Craige (USA)
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