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Wrestling at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games:

Men's Welterweight, Freestyle

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Host City: St. Louis, United States
Venue(s): Francis Field, Washington University, St. Louis
Date Started: October 14, 1904
Date Finished: October 15, 1904
Format: Single-elimination tournament

Gold: NOR Charles Ericksen
Silver: USA Bill Beckman
Bronze: USA Jerry Winholtz

Summary

This was one of two classes in 1904 with 10 competitors (along with lightweight). [Charles Ericksen] won the gold medal. Older records list him as American but Ericksen was still a Norwegian citizen in 1904. In the final Ericksen defeated [Bill Beckman], who was likely the favorite as the 1903 AAU Champion. There is no record of a third-place match or tournament but third-place was awarded to [Jerry Winholtz].

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Charles Ericksen 29 Norway NOR Gold
2 Bill Beckman 23 United States USA Silver
3 Jerry Winholtz 29 United States USA Bronze
AC r3/4 Otto Roehm 21 United States USA
AC r3/4 William Hennessy 31 United States USA
AC r2/4 William Schaefer United States USA
AC r2/4 Hugo Toeppen 50 United States USA
AC r2/4 Abraham Mellinger United States USA
AC r1/4 Albert Bechestobill 25 United States USA
AC r1/4 Samuel Filler United States USA