Wrestling at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Estonians August Neo (left) and Kristjan Palusalu won medals in both wrestling styles at the 1936 Olympics August Neo and Kristjan Palusalu.jpg
Estonians August Neo (left) and Kristjan Palusalu won medals in both wrestling styles at the 1936 Olympics

At the 1936 Summer Olympics, 14 wrestling events were contested, all for men. There were seven weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling and seven classes in freestyle wrestling. [1]

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Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)4329
2Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary  (HUN)3014
3Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)2136
4Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST)2125
5US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)1304
6Flag of the Ottoman Empire.svg  Turkey  (TUR)1012
7Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)1001
8Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany  (GER)0347
9Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia  (TCH)0202
10Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia  (LAT)0101
11Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 (with disc).svg  Canada  (CAN)0011
Totals (11 nations)14141442

Medal summary

Freestyle

EventGoldSilverBronze
Bantamweight
details
Ödön Zombori
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary
Ross Flood
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Johannes Herbert
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
Featherweight
details
Kustaa Pihlajamäki
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Francis Millard
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Gösta Frändfors
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Lightweight
details
Károly Kárpáti
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary
Wolfgang Ehrl
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
Hermanni Pihlajamäki
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Welterweight
details
Frank Lewis
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Thure Andersson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Joe Schleimer
Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 (with disc).svg  Canada
Middleweight
details
Emile Poilvé
Flag of France.svg  France
Richard Voliva
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Ahmet Kireççi
Flag of the Ottoman Empire.svg  Turkey
Light Heavyweight
details
Knut Fridell
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
August Neo
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
Erich Siebert
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
Heavyweight
details
Kristjan Palusalu
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
Josef Klapuch
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia
Hjalmar Nyström
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland

Greco-Roman

EventGoldSilverBronze
Bantamweight
details
Márton Lõrincz
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary
Egon Svensson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Jakob Brendel
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
Featherweight
details
Yaşar Erkan
Flag of the Ottoman Empire.svg  Turkey
Aarne Reini
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Einar Karlsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Lightweight
details
Lauri Koskela
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Jozef Herda
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia
Voldemar Väli
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
Welterweight
details
Rudolf Svedberg
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Fritz Schäfer
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
Eino Virtanen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Middleweight
details
Ivar Johansson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Ludwig Schweickert
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
József Palotás
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary
Light Heavyweight
details
Axel Cadier
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Edvīns Bietags
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia
August Neo
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
Heavyweight
details
Kristjan Palusalu
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
John Nyman
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Kurt Hornfischer
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany

Participating nations

A total of 200 wrestlers from 29 nations competed at the Berlin Games: [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Wrestling at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  2. "THE XITH OLYMPIC GAMES BERLIN 1936 OFFICIAL REPORT". II. 1937: 76. Retrieved 22 September 2015.Cite journal requires |journal= (help)