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Gustav Freij

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameKarl Gustav Herbert•Freij
Used nameGustav•Freij
Born17 March 1922 in Malmö (SWE)
Died4 August 1973 in Malmö (SWE)
Measurements170 cm / 67 kg
AffiliationsIK Sparta, Malmö (SWE)
NOC(s) Sweden

Biography

Gustav Freij had the following finishes at major championships – 1953 World Championship: 67.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1950 World Championship: 67.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1955 World Championship: 67.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1948 Summer Olympics Wrestling Lightweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Sweden    
1952 Summer Olympics Wrestling Lightweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Sweden    
1960 Summer Olympics Wrestling Lightweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Sweden