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Joseph Merkle

Full name: Joseph Merkle
Gender: Male
Born: August 16, 1882 in Fürth, Bayern, Germany
Died: February 3, 1952 in Fürth, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: TV 1846 Sandow Nürnberg
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

German wrestler Joseph Merkle from Fürth was eliminated at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics in the fourth round of the middleweight against Russian [Martin Klein]. Merkle competed for TV 1846 Sandow Nürnberg. Nothing else is known of his life.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Wrestling Men's Middleweight A, Greco-Roman Germany GER AC r4/8

Men's Middleweight A, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Four Match #9 2 1912-07-11 Klein (RUS) decision (1-00), Merkle (GER)
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #1 1 1912-07-10 Merkle (GER) fall (3:00), Fältström (SWE)
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #13 2 1912-07-10 Åberg (FIN) fall (7:42), Merkle (GER)
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #18 AC 1912-07-10 Merkle (GER)
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #18 1 1912-07-10 Merkle (GER) fall (6:30), Holm (FIN)
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