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Georg Gerstacker

Full name: Georg Gerstacker
Gender: Male
Weight: 115 lbs (52 kg)
Born: June 3, 1889 in Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany
Died: December 21, 1949 in Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Nürnberg 04, Nürnberg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

German wrestler Georg Gerstacker of Nürnberg finished fourth at the 1913 World Greco-Roman Championship in lightweight, second at the 1914 European Championships in featherweight, and third at the 1921 European Championship in the same class. In 1924 Gerstacker was European Champion as a bantamweight. At the 1912 Stockholm Olympics he won the silver medal in Greco-Roman featherweight, losing the final against Finnish wrestler [Kaarlo Koskelo]. This was the only German wrestling medal in Stockholm.

In 1924, 1925 and 1927 Gerstacker was German Champion, placing second in 1926, and third in 1919 and 1922 (all as a flyweight). Gerstacker was also a good weightlifter, setting a world record in 1919 with 75 kg.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Final Round One Match #1 1 1912-07-13 Gerstacker (GER) fall (2:13), Lasanen (FIN)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Final Round Two Match #2 AC 1912-07-15 Gerstacker (GER)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Final Round Three Match #1 2 1912-07-15 Koskelo (FIN) fall (24:00), Gerstacker (GER)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Seven Match #1 1 1912-07-13 Gerstacker (GER) decision (1-00), Leivonen (FIN)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Six Match #2 1 1912-07-13 Gerstacker (GER) fall (57:00), Lehmusvirta (FIN)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Five Match #4 2 1912-07-13 Kangas (FIN) fall (18:00), Gerstacker (GER)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Four Match #7 1 1912-07-12 Gerstacker (GER) fall (1:00), Haapanen (FIN)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #8 1 1912-07-11 Gerstacker (GER) decision (1-00), Johansson (SWE)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #13 1 1912-07-09 Gerstacker (GER) fall (43:00), Mustonen (FIN)
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #13 1 1912-07-07 Gerstacker (GER) fall (38:00), Szoszky (HUN)
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