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Aukusti Sihvola

Full name: Aukusti Sihvola
Gender: Male
Born: March 7, 1895 in Sippola, Kouvola, Kymenlaakso, Finland
Died: June 18, 1947 in Luumäki, Etelä-Karjala, Finland
Affiliations: Hallan Visa, Vyborg (RUS)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

The 1928 Olympics were the only major international tournament in which Aukusti Sihvola participated. At the Olympics, Sihvola lost to the eventual gold medal winner Johan Richthoff in the first round, but then defeated his two opponents Ed Don George and Edmond Dame in the second-place tournament and won a silver medal. In addition to his Olympic silver, Sihvola won six Finnish titles: in 1927-28 and 1931 in freestyle heavyweight and in 1929-30 and 1934 in freestyle light-heavyweight.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 33 Amsterdam Wrestling Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle Finland FIN 2 Silver

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1928 Summer 33 Amsterdam Wrestling Finland FIN Round One Match #3 2 1928-07-30 Richthoff (SWE) , Sihvola (FIN)
1928 Summer 33 Amsterdam Wrestling Finland FIN 2nd-Place Tournament Match #1 1 1928-08-01 Sihvola (FIN) , George (USA)
1928 Summer 33 Amsterdam Wrestling Finland FIN 2nd-Place Tournament Match #2 1 1928-08-01 Sihvola (FIN) , Dame (FRA)