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Siegfried Schäfer

Full name: Siegfried Schäfer
Gender: Male
Born: February 16, 1933
Affiliations: SC Motor Jena, Jena (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

East German wrestler Siegfried Schäfer from Jena placed fifth in the Greco-Roman welterweight at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. He qualified for the Olympics at the Budapest World Cup only a few months earlier by winning a bronze medal. He earned three East German national titles from 1957-59, and claimed three more second and third places.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman Germany GER 5T

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Final Standings 5T 1956-12-03
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Three 4T 1956-12-05 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #3 2 1956-12-05 Maneyev (URS) decision (2-1), Schäfer (GER) 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Two 4T 1956-12-04 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #3 2 1956-12-04 Rantanen (FIN) decision (3-0), Schäfer (GER) 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round One 1T 1956-12-03 0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #3 1 1956-12-03 Schäfer (GER) fall (5:00), Murphy (AUS) 0
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