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Gus Wester

Full name: August "Gus" Wester, Jr.
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 22 St. Louis Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
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)
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