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Arthur Lindfors

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameArthur Richard•Lindfors
Used nameArthur•Lindfors
Born17 March 1893 in Porvoo (FIN)
Died21 September 1977 in Porvoo (FIN)
AffiliationsPorvoon Akilles, Porvoo (FIN)
NOC(s) Finland

Biography

In addition to his two Olympic silver medals, Arthur Lindfors was the Nordic light-heavyweight champion in 1919-20 and won the Finnish light-heavyweight title three times from 1918-20. By profession he was a baker and founder of the bakery firm AB Arthur Lindfors OY. He was also a board member of the Finnish Wrestling Federation, president of Porvoon Akilles, and a member of Porvoo city council, and also served as a wrestling referee.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1920 Summer Olympics Wrestling Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Finland    
1924 Summer Olympics Wrestling Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Finland