Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Panathenaic Stadium, Athina
Date Started: April 25, 1906
Date Finished: April 26, 1906
Format: Single-elimination tournament in the early rounds, concluding in a three-way round-robin for the medals
Austriaâs [Rudolf Watzl] defeated Dane [Carl Carlsen] in a 40-minute match in the final. The final was a three-way round-robin between Watzl, Carlsen, and [Ferenc HolubÃ¡n] of Hungary. Watzl won both matches, and Carlsen defeated HolubÃ¡n to decide the medals. Carlsen competed at the 1907 European and World Championships and the 1908 Olympics. In the first round in Athina, HolubÃ¡n defeated American [Jack Niflot], the 1904 Olympic bantamweight freestyle champion.
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