Hermanni PIHLAJAMÄKI

Finland FIN

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
    1 B
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Los Angeles 1932
  • Year of Birth
    1903
Olympic Results

Biography

Hermanni PIHLAJAMÄKI

Along with his more famous cousin Kustaa, Hermanni Pihlajamäki was one of the world’s best featherweight and lightweight wrestlers during 1930s. Pihlajamäki won the Olympic freestyle featherweight title in 1932 and freestyle lightweight bronze in 1936. He was also European freestyle featherweight champion in 1931, while taking freestyle lightweight and Greco-Roman featherweight silver at the 1935 European Championships. Domestically, Pihlajamäki won six Finnish titles: in 1927, 1930, 1936 and 1937 in freestyle lightweight, in 1932 in freestyle featherweight and in 1935 in Greco-Roman featherweight. By profession, Pihlajamäki was a policeman.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Berlin 1936

B
Lightweight, Freestyle (≤66 kilograms)
Lightweight, Freestyle (≤66 kilograms) Wrestling
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Los Angeles 1932

G
Featherweight, Freestyle (≤61 kilograms)
Featherweight, Freestyle (≤61 kilograms) Wrestling