Wilhelm Born

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Intercalated Games
Full nameWilhelm Heinrich•Born
Used nameWilhelm•Born
Born7 August 1881
AffiliationsGermania Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (GER)
NOC Germany
Medals IG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


Wilhelm Born was a German heavyweight wrestler who was eliminated early in the heavyweight class in Greco-Roman at the 1906 Athina Olympics. Nevertheless, he won a gold medal with the German tug-of-war team. At the 1905 Unofficial World Championship, Born finished sixth in unlimited Greco-Roman.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Tug-Of-War GER Wilhelm Born
Tug-Of-War, Men (Intercalated) Germany 1 Gold
Wrestling GER Wilhelm Born
Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Intercalated) =7