Rudolph Tesiny

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRudolph•Tesiny
Used nameRudolph•Tesiny
Born4 February 1881 in New York, New York (USA)
Died29 April 1926 in Staten Island, New York (USA)
AffiliationsSt. George's AC, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Rudolph Tesiny wrestled for the St. George’s AC in New York. At the 1904 Olympics he won several close decisions, but in the final Otto Roehm was awarded the victory by a narrow margin. In 1905, Tesiny won his only national title. Many Olympic sources call him Tesing, but a copy of his signature is available which confirms that the name is Tesiny.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Wrestling USA Rudolph Tesiny
Lightweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver