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Matti Perttilä

Full name: Matti Rudolf Perttilä
Nickname(s): Masa
Gender: Male
Born: January 21, 1896 in Isokyrö, Pohjanmaa, Finland
Died: May 12, 1968 in Isokyrö, Pohjanmaa, Finland
Affiliations: Kyrön Voima, Kyrö (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

The 1920 Olympic Games were Matti Perttilä’s only major international tournament. Domestically, Perttilä never won a Finnish title, winning two middleweight silver medals in 1920 and 1921 at the Finnish Championships. In 1923 Perttilä emigrated to Canada to try his hand in farming, but returned to Finland before World War II.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Finland FIN 3 Bronze

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1920-08-19 Westergren (SWE) decision (25:00), Perttilä (FIN)
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 Perttilä (FIN) decision (29:40), Fältström (SWE)
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two Match #3 1 1920-08-17 Perttilä (FIN) fall (7:17), Nielsen (DEN)
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN Round One Match #2 1 1920-08-16 Perttilä (FIN) fall (2:04), Cornelis (BEL)
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN 3rd-Place Final Round Match #1 1 1920-08-20 Perttilä (FIN) decision (25:00), Johnsen (NOR)
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN 3rd-Place Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1920-08-20 Perttilä (FIN) fall (3:19), Eillebrecht (NED)
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN 2nd-Place Final Round Match #1 2 1920-08-20 Lindfors (FIN) fall (1:48), Perttilä (FIN)
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling Finland FIN 2nd-Place Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1920-08-20 Perttilä (FIN) fall (8:40), Vanderleenden (BEL)
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