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Wrestling at the 1936 Summer Olympics

 

Wrestling at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

At the 1936 Summer Olympics, 14 wrestling events were contested, for all men. There were seven weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and seven classes in freestyle wrestling.

Contents

  • Medal summary 1
    • Freestyle 1.1
    • Greco-Roman 1.2
  • See also 2

Medal summary

Freestyle

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
(-56 kg)
 Ödön Zombori
Hungary (HUN)
 Ross Flood
United States (USA)
 Johannes Herbert
Germany (GER)
Featherweight
(56 – 61 kg)
 Kustaa Pihlajamäki
Finland (FIN)
 Francis Millard
United States (USA)
 Gösta Frändfors
Sweden (SWE)
Lightweight
(61 – 66 kg)
 Károly Kárpáti
Hungary (HUN)
 Wolfgang Ehrl
Germany (GER)
 Hermanni Pihlajamäki
Finland (FIN)
Welterweight
(66 – 72 kg)
 Frank Lewis
United States (USA)
 Thure Andersson
Sweden (SWE)
 Joe Schleimer
Canada (CAN)
Middleweight
(72 – 79 kg)
 Emile Poilvé
France (FRA)
 Richard Voliva
United States (USA)
 Ahmet Kireççi
Turkey (TUR)
Light Heavyweight
(79 – 87 kg)
 Knut Fridell
Sweden (SWE)
 August Neo
Estonia (EST)
 Erich Siebert
Germany (GER)
Heavyweight
(+87 kg)
 Kristjan Palusalu
Estonia (EST)
 Josef Klapuch
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Hjalmar Nyström
Finland (FIN)

Greco-Roman

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
(-56 kg)
 Márton Lõrincz
Hungary (HUN)
 Egon Svensson
Sweden (SWE)
 Jakob Brendel
Germany (GER)
Featherweight
(56 – 61 kg)
 Yaşar Erkan
Turkey (TUR)
 Aarne Reini
Finland (FIN)
 Einar Karlsson
Sweden (SWE)
Lightweight
(61 – 66 kg)
 Lauri Koskela
Finland (FIN)
 Jozef Herda
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Voldemar Väli
Estonia (EST)
Welterweight
(66 – 72 kg)
 Rudolf Svedberg
Sweden (SWE)
 Fritz Schäfer
Germany (GER)
 Eino Virtanen
Finland (FIN)
Middleweight
(72 – 79 kg)
 Ivar Johansson
Sweden (SWE)
 Ludwig Schweickert
Germany (GER)
 József Palotás
Hungary (HUN)
Light Heavyweight
(79 – 87 kg)
 Axel Cadier
Sweden (SWE)
 Edvīns Bietags
Latvia (LAT)
 August Neo
Estonia (EST)
Heavyweight
(+87 kg)
 Kristjan Palusalu
Estonia (EST)
 John Nyman
Sweden (SWE)
 Kurt Hornfischer
Germany (GER)

See also

List of World and Olympic Champions in men's freestyle wrestling

List of World and Olympic Champions in Greco-Roman wrestling

United States results in men's freestyle wrestling

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