Full name: Walter David Wright, Jr.
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Born: February 19, 1901 in Webster, New York, United States
Died: January 1982 in Webster, New York, United States
Affiliations: Cornell Big Red, Ithaca (USA)
Country: United States
Walter Wright wrestled middleweight freestyle at the 1924 Paris Olympics, finishing in a tie for 11th place. Wright wrestled for Cornell University, winning the intercollegiate heavyweight title in 1922, and placing second in 1923. Wright also played soccer (football) at Cornell as a junior and senior. He later became a research engineer for the St. Regis Company. Wright was inducted into the Cornell Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.
|1924 Summer||23||Paris||Wrestling||Men's Middleweight, Freestyle||United States||USA||11T|
|1924 Summer||23||Paris||Wrestling||United States||USA||Round One||Match #7||2||1924-07-11||Pekkala (FIN) decision, Wright (USA)|