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Wrestling at the 1908 London Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): White City Stadium, London
Date Started: July 24, 1908
Date Finished: July 24, 1908
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: GBR George de Relwyskow
Silver: GBR William Wood
Bronze: GBR Arthur Gingell


[George de Relwyskow] was the British lightweight and middleweight champion in both 1907 and 1908. He was the only wrestler to compete in two classes in catch-as-catch can wrestling at the 1908 Olympics, as he also competed, and won a silver medal, in the [middleweight class].

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 George de Relwyskow 20 Great Britain GBR Gold
2 William Wood Great Britain GBR Silver
3 Arthur Gingell 24 Great Britain GBR Bronze
4 George MacKenzie 19 Great Britain GBR
5T John Krug 28 United States USA
5T James McKenzie Great Britain GBR
5T William Shepherd Great Britain GBR
5T Henry Baillie Great Britain GBR
9T Joseph Hoy Great Britain GBR
9T George Faulkner Great Britain GBR
9T William Henson Great Britain GBR