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Thomas Peckham

Full name: Roy Thomas Peckham
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: December 28, 1943 in Cresco, Iowa, United States
Affiliations: Iowa State Cyclones, Ames (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Related Olympians: Brother of Jim Peckham.

Biography

Tom Peckham won three straight Iowa state championships in high school at Cresco, Iowa. He then attended Iowa State where he won the NCAA title his junior and senior years. He just missed a medal at the 1968 Olympics, placing fourth. Peckham was inducted into the Iowa High School Hall of Fame, and in 1985, the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame. In 1981 he was the Grand March Escort at the Iowa high school wrestling tournament.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Freestyle United States USA 4

Men's Middleweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Final Standings 4 1968-10-17
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Final Round Match #2 2 1968-10-20 Jigjidiin (MGL) decision, Peckham (USA)
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round Six 2 1968-10-20 5,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round Six Match #3 AC 1968-10-20 Peckham (USA) 0,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round Five 5 1968-10-20 5,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round Five Match #2 1T 1968-10-20 Peckham (USA) , Gürsoy (TUR) draw 2,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round Four 4 1968-10-20 3,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round Four Match #3 1 1968-10-20 Peckham (USA) fall (1:19), Endo (JPN) 0,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round Three 6 1968-10-19 3,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #3 1 1968-10-19 Peckham (USA) fall (1:39), Marcheggiani (ITA) 0,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round Two 7T 1968-10-18 3,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #2 1 1968-10-18 Peckham (USA) decision, Graffigna (ARG) 1,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round One 9T 1968-10-17 2,0
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #2 1T 1968-10-17 Peckham (USA) draw, Gardzhev (BUL) 2,0
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