Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  >  > Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Wrestling at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Wrestling at the 1920 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games ▪ Next Summer Games

Events:
Phases:

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