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Wrestling at the 1908 London Summer Games:

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): White City Stadium, London; White City Stadium, London
Date Started: July 22, 1908
Date Finished: July 22, 1908
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: USA George Dole
Silver: GBR John Slim
Bronze: GBR William McKie

Summary

George Dole, representing [Yale], had won the IC4A wrestling championship for four consecutive years. He also won three AAU crowns - at 125 lbs. in 1907, and at both 125 lbs. and 135 lbs. in 1908. He was the only non-British wrestler in this class.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 George Dole 23 United States USA Gold
2 John Slim Great Britain GBR Silver
3 William McKie Great Britain GBR Bronze
4 William Tagg Great Britain GBR
5T James Webster Great Britain GBR
5T James White Great Britain GBR
5T Arthur Goddard Great Britain GBR
5T Sidney Peake Great Britain GBR
9T Percy Cockings 22 Great Britain GBR
9T William Adams Great Britain GBR
9T William Jones Great Britain GBR
9T Richard Couch Great Britain GBR