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Wrestling at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Berlin, Germany
Venue(s): Germany Hall, Berlin
Date Started: August 3, 1936
Date Finished: August 4, 1936
Format: Elimination by bad points. Win by fall = 0 points; win by decision = 1 point; loss by 2-1 decision = 2 points; loss by 3-0 decision = 3 points; loss by fall = 3 points. Three judges gave decisions, thus all decisions were either 2-1 or 3-0. Five bad points eliminated a wrestler.

Gold: EST Kristjan Palusalu
Silver: TCH Josef Klapuch
Bronze: FIN Hjalmar Nyström

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal RE BP
1 Kristjan Palusalu 28 Estonia EST Gold
2 Josef Klapuch 30 Czechoslovakia TCH Silver
3 Hjalmar Nyström 32 Finland FIN Bronze
4 Nils Åkerlindh 23 Sweden SWE
5 Robert Herland 26 France FRA
6 Willy Bürki 27 Switzerland SUI
AC Georg Gehring 32 Germany GER Eliminated r3/5 5
AC George Chiga 22 Canada CAN Eliminated r3/5 6
AC Mehmet Çoban 31 Turkey TUR Eliminated r3/5 7
AC Léon Charlier 33 Belgium BEL Eliminated r2/5 6
AC Roy Dunn 25 United States USA Eliminated r2/5 6