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Carl Westergren

1895 - 1958

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Carl "Calle" Oscar Westergren (13 October 1895 – 5 August 1958) was a Swedish wrestler who competed in the 1920, 1924, 1928, and 1932 Summer Olympics. He won gold medals in Greco-Roman wrestling in 1920, 1924 and 1932; in 1924 he also finished sixth in freestyle wrestling.In Greco-Roman wrestling Westergren also won the world middleweight title in 1922, as well as three European titles in different weight classes: middleweight in 1925, light-heavyweight in 1930, and unlimited in 1931. He worked as a bus driver and had two elder brothers who also trained in wrestling. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Westergren has received more than 20,407 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Carl Westergren is the 65th most popular wrestler, the 593rd most popular biography from Sweden (down from 562nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swedish Wrestler.

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Among wrestlers, Carl Westergren ranks 65 out of 700Before him are Rey Mysterio, Darren Young, Dusty Rhodes, Väinö Kokkinen, Claes Johanson, and Johannes Kotkas. After him are Dietmar Lorenz, Pat Patterson, Roman Reigns, Shawn Michaels, Axel Cadier, and Mijaín López.

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Among people born in 1895, Carl Westergren ranks 184Before him are Gabriel Chevallier, José Díaz, Julijans Vaivods, Louis Calhern, Joseph Banks Rhine, and John J. McCloy. After him are Max Valier, Frank Foss, Edmund Wilson, Fredric Wertham, Shemp Howard, and Hertha Sponer. Among people deceased in 1958, Carl Westergren ranks 115Before him are Vladimir Lossky, Marcel Cachin, Karl Lashley, Robert Lindsay, Haykanoush Danielyan, and Henryk Arctowski. After him are Jens Ferdinand Willumsen, Geoff Bent, John Marshall, Ferdinand Bruckner, Herbert Brenon, and Nikolay Zabolotsky.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl Westergren ranks 593 out of 1,612Before him are Ingvar Rydell (1922), Hasse Jeppson (1925), Erik Abrahamsson (1898), Henry Eriksson (1920), Per Teodor Cleve (1840), and Freddie Ljungberg (1977). After him are Gustav Wetterström (1911), Hjalmar Bergman (1883), Lars Hall (1927), Mikael Håfström (1960), Einar Englund (1916), and Roland Sandberg (1946).

Among WRESTLERS In Sweden

Among wrestlers born in Sweden, Carl Westergren ranks 5Before him are Ivar Johansson (1903), Rudolf Svensson (1899), Olle Anderberg (1919), and Claes Johanson (1884). After him are Axel Cadier (1906), Erik Malmberg (1897), Johan Richthoff (1898), Kurt Pettersén (1916), Pelle Svensson (1943), Frank Andersson (1956), and Mikael Ljungberg (1970).