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Ludwig Sauerhöfer

Full name: Ludwig Sauerhöfer
Gender: Male
Born: March 5, 1883 in Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: October 15, 1914 in Apremont-la-Forêt, Meuse, France
Affiliations: Athletikclub Ludwigshafen
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

German wrestler Ludwig Sauerhöfer from Ludwigshafen was eliminated at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics in the fourth round against Norwegian [Herbrand Lofthus] in the Greco-Roman lightweight class. Sauerhöfer was among the best-known wrestlers in this era. He was killed in action during World War I.

Results

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

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Four Match #2 2 1912-07-13 Lofthus (NOR) retired (7:00), Sauerhöfer (GER)
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #1 1 1912-07-11 Sauerhöfer (GER) fall (52:00), Sándor (HUN)
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #2 1 1912-07-09 Sauerhöfer (GER) fall (5:00), Johnson (SWE)
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #2 2 1912-07-06 Nilsson (SWE) fall (47:30), Sauerhöfer (GER)
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