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Arthur Lindfors

Full name: Arthur Richard Lindfors
Gender: Male
Born: March 17, 1893 in Porvoo, Itä-Uusimaa, Finland
Died: September 21, 1977 in Porvoo, Itä-Uusimaa, Finland
Affiliations: Porvoon Akilles, Porvoo (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

In addition to his two Olympic silver medals, Arthur Lindfors was the Nordic light-heavyweight champion in 1919-20 and won the Finnish light-heavyweight title three times from 1918-20. By profession he was a baker and founder of the bakery firm AB Arthur Lindfors OY. He was also a board member of the Finnish Wrestling Federation, president of Porvoon Akilles, and a member of Porvoo city council, and also served as a wrestling referee.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Finland FIN 2 Silver
1924 Summer 31 Paris Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Finland FIN 2 Silver

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN Final Round Match 1/2 2 1920-08-20 Westergren (SWE) fall (31:25), Lindfors (FIN)
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1920-08-19 Lindfors (FIN) fall (0:27), Szymanski (USA)
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 Lindfors (FIN) decision (25:00), Balej (TCH)
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two Match #5 1 1920-08-17 Lindfors (FIN) decision (26:00), Johnsen (NOR)
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN Round One Match #4 1 1920-08-16 Lindfors (FIN) fall (2:44), Christensen (DEN)
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN 2nd-Place Final Round Match #1 1 1920-08-20 Lindfors (FIN) fall (1:48), Perttilä (FIN)
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN 2nd-Place Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1920-08-20 Lindfors (FIN) fall (8:15), Eillebrecht (NED)
1924 Summer 31 Paris Wrestling Finland FIN Final Round Match #1 2 1924-07-10 Westerlund (FIN) decision, Lindfors (FIN)
1924 Summer 31 Paris Wrestling Finland FIN Round Six Match #2 1 1924-07-10 Lindfors (FIN) decision, Gorletti (ITA)
1924 Summer 31 Paris Wrestling Finland FIN Round Five Match #2 1 Lindfors (FIN) decision, Fischer (AUT)
1924 Summer 31 Paris Wrestling Finland FIN Round Four Match #5 1 Lindfors (FIN) decision, Grbić (YUG)
1924 Summer 31 Paris Wrestling Finland FIN Round Three Match #5 1 1924-07-08 Lindfors (FIN) decision, Yalaz (TUR)
1924 Summer 31 Paris Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two Match #7 1 1924-07-07 Lindfors (FIN) fall (2:50), Okulicz-Kozaryn (POL)
1924 Summer 31 Paris Wrestling Finland FIN Round One Match #6 1 1924-07-06 Lindfors (FIN) fall (4:50), Dumont (LUX)
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