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Wrestling at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Round Three

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empress Hall, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Kensington, London
Date Started: July 30, 1948
Date Finished: July 30, 1948

Gold: USA Henry Wittenberg
Silver: SUI Fritz Stöckli
Bronze: SWE Bengt Fahlkvist

Round Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC BP
1 Fritz Stöckli 32 Switzerland SUI 0
2T Fernand Payette Canada CAN 1
2T Henry Wittenberg 29 United States USA 1
4T Bengt Fahlkvist 26 Sweden SWE 2
4T Muharrem Candaş Turkey TUR 2
6 Pat Morton 27 South Africa RSA 5 eliminated
7T Karel Istaz 23 Belgium BEL 6 eliminated
7T Johnny Sullivan Great Britain GBR 6 eliminated
7T Spyros Defteraios Greece GRE 6 eliminated
7T Oscar Verona 28 Italy ITA 6 eliminated
11 József Tarányi 36 Hungary HUN 7 eliminated

Round Three

Unit Date Result
Match #1 1948-07-30 Stöckli (SUI) fall (1:20), Istaz (BEL)
Match #2 1948-07-30 Payette (CAN) decision (3-0), Verona (ITA)
Match #3 1948-07-30 Fahlkvist (SWE) fall (0:38), Defteraios (GRE)
Match #4 1948-07-30 Morton (RSA) decision (2-1), Sullivan (GBR)
Match #5 1948-07-30 Wittenberg (USA) fall (2:20), Tarányi (HUN)
Match #6 1948-07-30 Candaş (TUR)