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Wrestling at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

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Events:

Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Celebration Hall, Royal Zoological Society, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 16, 1920
Date Finished: August 20, 1920
Format: Single-elimination tournament. All those losing to the winner wrestle in a single-elimination tournament for 2nd-place. All those losing to the runner-up then wrestle in a single-elimination tournament for 3rd-place.

Gold: SWE Claes Johanson
Silver: FIN Edil Rosenqvist
Bronze: DEN Johannes Eriksen

Summary

[Claes Johanson] had been Olympic champion in 1912 in the [middleweight A class]. Antwerp was really the end of his great career, although he competed without success in the [heavyweight class] at the 1924 Olympics. In his career Johansson won two Olympic gold medals, and was also European champion in 1913.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Claes Johanson 35 Sweden SWE Gold
2 Edil Rosenqvist 27 Finland FIN Silver
3 Johannes Eriksen 30 Denmark DEN Bronze
AC r5/5 Jan Sint 33 Netherlands NED
AC r4/5 Émile Walhem Belgium BEL
AC r4/5 Axel Tetens 27 Denmark DEN
AC r3/5 Henri Snoeck Belgium BEL
AC r3/5 August Rajala 28 Finland FIN
AC r3/5 Frank Maichle 24 United States USA
AC r2/5 Herman Kruusenberg 21 Estonia EST
AC r2/5 Battista Cardinale 24 Italy ITA
AC r2/5 Bruto Testoni 28 Italy ITA
AC r2/5 Sven Ohlsson 34 Sweden SWE
AC r2/5 František Kocián Czechoslovakia TCH
AC r2/5 František Tázler Czechoslovakia TCH
AC r2/5 Nat Pendleton 24 United States USA
AC r1/5 Jean Douvinet France FRA
AC r1/5 Oscar Theisen Luxembourg LUX