Men’s heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestling
at the Games of the IX Olympiad

Venue
Krachtsportgebouw

Dates
August 2–5

Competitors
15 from 15 nations

Medalists

01 !

Rudolf Svensson
 Sweden

02 !

Hjalmar Nyström
 Finland

03 !

Georg Gehring
 Germany

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Wrestling at the
1928 Summer Olympics

Greco-Roman

Bantam
men

Feather
men

Light
men

Middle
men

Light heavy
men

Heavy
men

Freestyle

Bantam
men

Feather
men

Light
men

Welter
men

Middle
men

Light heavy
men

Heavy
men

The men’s Greco-Roman heavyweight was one of thirteen wrestling events held as part of the wrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics programme.[1] The competition was held from August 2 to 5, and featured 15 wrestlers from 15 nations.[2]
Final standings[edit]

1. Rudolf Svensson
2. Hjalmar Nyström
3. Georg Gehring
4. Eugen Wiesberger, Sr.
5. Josef Urban
6. Rajmund Badó
7T. Mehmet Çoban
7T. Aleardo Donati
9T. Alberts Zvejnieks
9T. Jacob Simonis
11T. Gustave Colpaert
11T. S. de Lanfranchi
11T. Emil Larsen
11T. Jorge Briola
11T. Ibrahim Mohamed Sobhi

References[edit]

^ 1928 Summer Olympics – Official Report
^ “Wrestling: 1928 Olympic Results – Men’s Greco-Roman heavyweight”. sports-reference.com. Retrieved 3 September 2013.