Kaarlo E. MÄKINEN

Finland FIN

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
    1 S
  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Antwerp 1920
  • Year of Birth
    1892
Olympic Results

Biography

Kaarlo E. MÄKINEN

Kaarlo Mäkinen was one of the world’s top bantamweight wrestlers during the 1920s. Being equally strong in both styles of wrestling, he won most of his international awards in freestyle. In Greco-Roman, Mäkinen won silver and bronze at the 1921 and 1922 World Championships respectively, while in freestyle he captured Olympic gold in 1928 and silver in 1924. At the Finnish Championships Mäkinen won four titles: in 1921 and 1923 in Greco-Roman bantamweight, in 1923 in freestyle featherweight and in 1928 in freestyle bantamweight.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Amsterdam 1928

G
Bantamweight, Freestyle (≤56 kilograms)
Bantamweight, Freestyle (≤56 kilograms) Wrestling
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Paris 1924

S
Bantamweight, Freestyle (≤56 kilograms)
Bantamweight, Freestyle (≤56 kilograms) Wrestling
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Antwerp 1920

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Featherweight, Freestyle (≤60 kilograms)
Featherweight, Freestyle (≤60 kilograms) Wrestling