Adolf Lindfors

Adolf Valentin Lindfors ( born February 8, 1879 in Porvoo, † May 6, 1959 ) was a Finnish wrestler.

He began even before the turn of the century from the 19th to the 20th century in which Ringer club Porvoon Akilles with the rings, but had his greatest success as already over the age of forty, when he was in Antwerp Olympic champion in the heavyweight division in 1920. Adolf Lindfors rank, as it was then common in Europe, in the Greco-Roman style, with the handles are authorized only from the waist up.

Adolf Lindfors has also been successful before 1914 in international championships. In 1911 he became Vice World Champion and 1912 he won at the Olympic Games in Stockholm the 7th Place. The Finnish heavyweight championship he won four times, the first time in 1905, the last time in 1913.

The results of the championships he participated in, are read in the following sections.

International Championships

(OS = Olympic Games, WM = World Championship, GR = Greco-Roman style, S = Heavy weight, then 82.5 kg of body weight)

Finnish Championships

Pictures of Adolf Lindfors