Karl Groß

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKarl Ferdinand•Groß
Used nameKarl•Groß
Born30 January 1884 in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Died14 July 1941 in Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz (GER)
AffiliationsSV Siegfried, Ludwigshafen (GER)
NOC Germany


German wrestler Karl Groß of Ludwigshafen finished third at the 1911 Unofficial Greco-Roman World Championships as a light-heavyweight. At the 1912 Stockholm Olympics Groß was eliminated in the second round against Finnish wrestler Ivar Böhling. No more results from Groß could be identified.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Wrestling GER Karl Groß
Middleweight B, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) AC r2/7