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Wrestling at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Wrestling at the 1920 Summer Games: Next Summer Games


Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Celebration Hall, Royal Zoological Society, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 25, 1920
Date Finished: August 27, 1920
Format: Single-elimination tournament. Losing semi-finalists wrestled off for 3rd-Place.

Gold: SWE Anders Larsson
Silver: SUI Charles Courant
Bronze: USA Walter Maurer


[Charles Courant] injured an ankle in defeating the United States' [John Redman] in the semi-finals. Thus [Anders Larsson] of Sweden had little competition in the final, although Courant did start, but was unable to continue in the final. This was also Larsson's only international appearance.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Anders Larsson 27 Sweden SWE Gold
2 Charles Courant 24 Switzerland SUI Silver
3 Walter Maurer 26 United States USA Bronze
4 John Redman 22 United States USA
5T Johan Gallén 31 Finland FIN
5T Emil Westerlund 33 Finland FIN
5T Henri Snoeck Belgium BEL
5T Walter Wilson Great Britain GBR
9T François Meyer France FRA
9T Pierre Ledron France FRA
9T Hyacinthe Roosen Belgium BEL
9T Noel Rhys 32 Great Britain GBR
9T Jan van Rensburg South Africa RSA