Full name: Peter Milan Kokotowitsch (-Kovick)
Other name(s): Petar KokotoviÄ, Peter Kokotovich
Born: October 8, 1890 in PlaÅ¡ki, KarlovaÄka Å¾upanija, Croatia
Died: July 12, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Wiener Sportverein, Wien (AUT)
Peter Kokotowitsch finished third in the Greco-Roman 75.0 kg class at the unofficial World championships held in Vienna in 1910. One year later he won the 70.0 kg class at the same tournament. He qualified for the 1912 Olympics when he won the middleweight A class at the selecting competition held in Vienna (Apollo-SÃ¤le) on 9 June 1912.
Shortly after competing at the 1912 Olympic Games Kokotowitsch emigrated to the United States, where he adopted US citizanship and changed his name to Peter Kovick on 27 March 1929. He spent his business career in the US with the Continental Can Company, and became a division manager before retiring in 1954. He later worked as a consultant to the Campbell Soup Company. Kovick also became active with Serbian-American organizations and helped displaced refugees who came to the United States after World War II.
|1912 Summer||21||Stockholm||Wrestling||Men's Middleweight A, Greco-Roman||Austria||AUT||AC r4/8|
|1912 Summer||21||Stockholm||Wrestling||Austria||AUT||Round Four||Match #2||2||1912-07-11||Jokinen (FIN) fall (20:54), Kokotowitsch (AUT)|
|1912 Summer||21||Stockholm||Wrestling||Austria||AUT||Round Three||Match #3||1||1912-07-10||Kokotowitsch (AUT) fall (23:00), Polis (RUS)|
|1912 Summer||21||Stockholm||Wrestling||Austria||AUT||Round Two||Match #2||2||1912-07-10||FÃ¤ltstrÃ¶m (SWE) fall (17:00), Kokotowitsch (AUT)|
|1912 Summer||21||Stockholm||Wrestling||Austria||AUT||Round One||Match #2||1||1912-07-06||Kokotowitsch (AUT) fall (10:00), Gargano (ITA)|