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Abe Geldenhuys

Full name: Abraham Johannes "Abe" Geldenhuys
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: November 20, 1932 in Kuruman, Northern Cape, South Africa
Died: September 17, 1998 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Abe Geldenhuys had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Featherweight (-62.0 kg), Freestyle, 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Featherweight (-62.0 kg), Freestyle.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Freestyle South Africa RSA AC
1960 Summer 27 Roma Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Freestyle South Africa RSA 7

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling South Africa RSA Final Standings AC 1956-11-28 Eliminated r3/6 7
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling South Africa RSA Round Three 9 1956-11-30 7
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling South Africa RSA Round Three Match #3 2 1956-11-30 Roderick (USA) decision (3-0), Geldenhuys (RSA) 3
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling South Africa RSA Round Two 9 1956-11-29 4
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling South Africa RSA Round Two Match #4 1 1956-11-29 Geldenhuys (RSA) decision (3-0), Galántai (HUN) 1
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling South Africa RSA Round One 8T 1956-11-28 3
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling South Africa RSA Round One Match #4 2 1956-11-28 Givehchi (IRI) decision (3-0), Geldenhuys (RSA) 3
1960 Summer 27 Roma Wrestling South Africa RSA Round Four 7 1960-09-05 6
1960 Summer 27 Roma Wrestling South Africa RSA Round Four Match #1 2 1960-09-05 Ivanov (BUL) decision, Geldenhuys (RSA) 3
1960 Summer 27 Roma Wrestling South Africa RSA Round Three 6 1960-09-03 3
1960 Summer 27 Roma Wrestling South Africa RSA Round Three Match #9 AC 1960-09-03 Geldenhuys (RSA) 0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Wrestling South Africa RSA Round Two 6T 1960-09-02 3
1960 Summer 27 Roma Wrestling South Africa RSA Round Two Match #10 2 1960-09-02 Żurawski (POL) decision, Geldenhuys (RSA) 3
1960 Summer 27 Roma Wrestling South Africa RSA Round One 1T 1960-09-01 0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Wrestling South Africa RSA Round One Match #11 1 1960-09-01 Geldenhuys (RSA) fall (2:21), Aspen (GBR) 0