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Rudolf Watzl

Full name: Rudolf Watzl
Gender: Male
Born: April 14, 1882 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Died: August 15, 1915 in Przemyśl, Podkarpackie, Poland
Affiliations: Wiener Ringsport-Klub, Wien (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Rudolf Watzl began wrestling in 1904, competing for Wiener Ringsport-Klub. Watzl won two wrestling medals at the 1906 Olympics, with a gold in lightweight Greco-Roman and a bronze in the all-around competition. Watzl served with the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I. During a counter-offensive that re-captured the Przemysl fortress that had been taken by the Russians, he became ill and was taken prisoner. He died of typhoid fever on 15 August 1915.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1906 Summer 24 Athina Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman Austria AUT 1 Gold
1906 Summer 24 Athina Wrestling Men's All-Around, Greco-Roman Austria AUT 3 Bronze

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result

Men's All-Around, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
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