Full name: August "Gus" Wester, Jr.
Born: February 12, 1882 in Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 1960 in Irvington, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: National Turnverein, Newark (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Gus Wester was from the National Turnverein in Newark, New Jersey, where he frequently practiced with Olympians [Gus Bauer] and [George Mehnert]. In the 1902 AAU Championships he lost in the finals to Mehnert at 115 lbs. This, and his Olympic silver medal, were his best finishes in major tournaments.
|1904 Summer||22||St. Louis||Wrestling||Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle||United States||USA||2||Silver|
|1904 Summer||22||St. Louis||Wrestling||United States||USA||Final Round||Match 1/2||2||Niflot (USA) fall (1:58), Wester (USA)|
|1904 Summer||22||St. Louis||Wrestling||United States||USA||Semi-Finals||Match #1||1||Wester (USA) decision, Whitehurst (USA)|
|1904 Summer||22||St. Louis||Wrestling||United States||USA||Round One||Match #2||1||Wester (USA) , Stevens (USA)|