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Matti Poikala

Full name: Matti Tapio Poikala
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: July 26, 1935 in Sippola, Kouvola, Kymenlaakso, Finland
Affiliations: IFK Hedemora, Hedemora (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Matti Poikala had the following finishes at major championships – 1969 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1969 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (4th); 1968 European Championship: 70.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Freestyle Sweden SWE AC

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Standings AC 1964-10-11 Eliminated r2/6 6
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two 16T 1964-10-12 6
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two Match #5 2 1964-10-12 Horiuchi (JPN) decision, Poikala (SWE) 3
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One 12T 1964-10-11 3
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One Match #5 2 1964-10-11 Ruth (USA) decision, Poikala (SWE) 3
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