Great Olympians

Biographies - PAL


Themistoklis Palaiologos

Olympic Competitor nr 2981


Palardi

Olympic Competitor nr 267


Paul Palén

Olympic Competitor nr 5046


Maurice Palgen

Olympic Competitor nr 6379


Wilfred Pallott

Olympic Competitor nr 4944


Leopoldo Palma

Olympic Competitor nr 5554


Arthur Palmer

Olympic Competitor nr 3166


Bill Palmer

Olympic Competitor nr 3503


Charles Palmer

Olympic Competitor nr 3221


Kristjan Palusalu

B. 1908-03-10, Laanemaa, Estonia
Wrestling (2 gold)
1936 HP
Greco-Roman, +87 kg gold 9600
Free-style, +87 kg gold 9600
19200

One of a limited number of wrestlers who have won medals at both styles, and one of only two to win golds at the same Olympiad at both styles.
(see Kalle Anttila, Wilfried Dietrich, Ivar Johansson, Carl Westergren, Rudolf Svensson, Hamit Kaplan)
With my apologies for calling him Finnish originally, and thanks to Stepas Misiunas from Kaunas for pointing out my mistake.


Written 2000-11-28 - last modified 2011-08-15

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