Full name: Hugo Anton Toeppen
Born: October 8, 1853 in Udzikowo, Marcinkowo, WarmiÅsko-Mazurskie, Poland
Died: September 26, 1933 in Riverside, California, United States
Affiliations: Concordia Turnverein, St. Louis (USA)
Country: United States
Related Olympians: Father of Manfred Toeppen.
Hugo Toeppen wrestled welterweight freestyle at the 1904 St. Louis Olympics, losing in the quarter-finals. He represented the Concordia Turnverein of St. Louis. Toeppenâs son, [Manfred], also competed at the 1904 Olympics, as a water polo player.
Hugo Toeppen was born on 8 October 1953 in Poland. At the time of his 1904 Olympic participation he was 51 years, 6 days old. In a record unlikely to ever be broken, this makes Hugo Toeppen the oldest Olympic wrestler of all-time.
|1904 Summer||50||St. Louis||Wrestling||Men's Welterweight, Freestyle||United States||USA||AC r2/4|
|1904 Summer||50||St. Louis||Wrestling||United States||USA||Quarter-Finals||Match #2||2||Roehm (USA) fall (3:30), Toeppen (USA)|