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Adolf Kurz

Full name: Adolf Kurz
Gender: Male
Born: April 22, 1888 in Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: 1959
Affiliations: Athletenbund Stuttgart
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Wrestling


German wrestler Adolf Kurz lived in Stuttgart. At the 1912 Stockholm Olympics he was eliminated in the second round against Finnish wrestler [Konrad Åberg]. At the 1907 World Greco-Roman Championships Kurz finished sixth as a middleweight, and six years later was third as a heavyweight. In 1921 he was second at the European Championships as a heavyweight. In 1919, Kurz was German light-heavyweight champion, in 1920 he was second as a heavyweight, and in 1912 third in the middleweight class. Kurz was also a gymnast, power athlete, and weightlifter.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Wrestling Men's Middleweight A, Greco-Roman Germany GER AC r3/8

Men's Middleweight A, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #17 2 1912-07-10 Åberg (FIN) fall (3:00), Kurz (GER)
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #17 1 Kurz (GER) decision (1-00), Andersen (DEN)
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