at the Games of the I Olympiad
Wrestling pictogram.svg
Wrestling pictogram
VenuePanathinaiko Stadium
Dates10–11 April 1896
No. of events1 (1 men, 0 women)
Competitors5 from 4 nations
1904 →

At the 1896 Summer Olympics, one wrestling event was contested. It was organized and prepared by the Sub-Committee for Wrestling and Gymnastics. Five competitors from four nations competed.

Medal summary

These medals are retroactively assigned by the International Olympic Committee; at the time, winners were given a silver medal and subsequent places received no award.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Carl Schuhmann
Georgios Tsitas
Stephanos Christopoulos

Participating nations

A total of 5 wrestlers from 4 nations competed at the Athens Games:

Medal table

1 Germany1001
2 Greece0112
Totals (2 entries)1113

Sub-Committee for Wrestling and Gymnastics

See also