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)|