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Frank Maichle

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrank Martin•Maichle
Used nameFrank•Maichle
Born20 April 1896 in Cohocton, New York (USA)
Died10 August 1983 in Kenilworth, Illinois (USA)
AffiliationsUS Navy, (USA)
NOC United States


Frank Maichle wrestled light-heavyweight Greco-Roman at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics. Maichle attended the US Naval Academy, and was an ensign at Guantanamo Bay in 1920. He served in the Navy for several years but then settled near Chicago, where he worked for the US Gypsum Company. Maichle was born in Cohocton, New York, and died in his hometown of Kenilworth, Illinois, near Chicago, but he was buried in the Cohocton Old Catholic Cemetery.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Wrestling USA Frank Maichle
Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) AC r3/5