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Ede Sperling

Full name: Georg Eduard "Ede" Sperling
Gender: Male
Born: November 29, 1902 in Hamm, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: February 24, 1985 in Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Nürnberg 04, Nürnberg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Ede Sperling won a silver medal in 1928 as a lightweight Greco-Roman, adding a bronze medal in 1932. In this class he was European Champion in 1927, 1929, and 1931 and German champion in 1927 and 1931-34. In 1936 he added another title as a featherweight. In 1930 and 1932 he was also German team champion and represented Germany in 12 international meetings. Sperling started as a boxer, but quickly switched to wrestling. From 1925-28 he lived in Nürnberg to work with local coach Karl Döppel. His profession was chauffeur and caretaker.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman Germany GER 2 Silver
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman Germany GER 3 Bronze

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Wrestling Germany GER Round Seven Match #1 2 1928-08-05 Keresztes (HUN) decision, Sperling (GER)
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Wrestling Germany GER Round Six Match #1 1 1928-08-05 Sperling (GER) decision, Westerlund (FIN)
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Wrestling Germany GER Round Five Match #3 1 1928-08-05 Sperling (GER) fall, Yalaz (TUR)
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Wrestling Germany GER Round Four Match #4 1 1928-08-04 Sperling (GER) fall, Błażyca (POL)
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #4 1 1928-08-04 Sperling (GER) fall, Janssens (BEL)
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #5 1 1928-08-03 Sperling (GER) fall, Postini (ITA)
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #5 2 1928-08-02 Vávra (TCH) fall, Sperling (GER)
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Wrestling Germany GER Final Standings 3 1932-08-04
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Wrestling Germany GER Round Three 3 1932-08-06 5
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #2 1 1932-08-06 Sperling (GER) decision, Reini (FIN) 1
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Wrestling Germany GER Round Two 5 1932-08-05 4
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #2 1 1932-08-05 Sperling (GER) decision, Kurland (DEN) 1
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Wrestling Germany GER Round One 4T 1932-08-04 3
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #1 2 1932-08-04 Malmberg (SWE) decision, Sperling (GER) 3
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