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Wrestling at the 1906 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Panathenaic Stadium, Athina
Date Started: April 26, 1906
Date Finished: April 27, 1906
Format: Single-elimination tournament

Gold: FIN Verner Weckman
Silver: AUT Rudolf Lindmayer
Bronze: DEN Robert Behrens

Summary

Finland’s Verner Weckman defeated Austrian Rudolf Lindmayer in the final match in 8 minutes. Weckman had won the unofficial 1905 World Championships. He would also compete at the 1908 Olympics, winning another gold medal as a light-heavyweight. Silver went to Austria’s Rudolf Lindmayer , about whom little is known. Bronze medalist Robert Behrens of Denmark would also finish third at the unofficial 1907 European Championships in the unlimited class.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Verner Weckman 23 Finland FIN Gold
2 Rudolf Lindmayer 24 Austria AUT Silver
3 Robert Behrens 21 Denmark DEN Bronze
4 Wenzel Goldbach Austria AUT
5T Sauveur Belgium BEL
5T Franz Solar Austria AUT
5T Václav Hradecký Bohemia BOH
8T Paul Boghaert France FRA
8T Daniel Sullivan United States USA
8T Menelaos Karotzieris Greece GRE
8T Themistoklis Palaiologos Greece GRE
8T Karl Höltl 31 Austria AUT
8T Antonios Tsitas Greece GRE
8T Georges Juery France FRA