Danny Hodge
Known for his unprecedented strength, The Legendary Danny Hodge would crush apples in his bare hands. Mr. Everything Johnny LeDoux pays homage to Hodge by cr...
Dan Hodge crushing an apple - YouTube
Jul 11, 2009 ... Hodge crushing an apple with his bare hands on 7/10/09. 77 years old, and still one bad MF.
Bengt Fahlqvist
Bengt "Falan" Fahlqvist (April 15, 1922 – March 7, 2004) was a Swedish wrestler who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics.In 1948 he won the bronze medal in the fr...
Danny Hodge
Daniel Allen "Danny" Hodge (born May 13, 1932) is a retired American wrestler and boxer. He is renowned for his wrestling career, both amateur and professional, and has also been a boxer. Hodge was bo...
Danny Hodge - Wikipedia
Louis Baise
Louis Joseph Baise (born 4 May 1927) is a South African former Olympic wrestler.
Baise is Jewish, and won gold medals at the 1950 Maccabiah Games and the 1953 Maccabiah Games in Israel. He compet...
Boris Maksovich Gurevich
Boris Maksovich Gurevich (Russian: Борис Максимович Гуревич; born 23 March 1931 – 10 January 1995) was a Soviet wrestler who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics.He was born in Moscow, and was Jew...
Frithjof Clausen
Frithjof Clausen (1916–1998) was a Norwegian wrestler. He was born in Kolbotn, and represented the club Kolbotn IL. He competed in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, where he...
Dick Garrard
Richard "Dick" Edward Garrard, OBE (21 January 1911 – 3 March 2003) was an Australian Olympic wrestler.Garrard was born on 21 January 1911 in Geelong, Victoria. In a thirty-year career, from 192...
Reidar Merli
Reidar Merli (1917–2007) was a Norwegian wrestler. He was born in Aurskog-Høland, and represented the club Kolbotn IL. He competed in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London,...
György Gurics
György Gurics (27 January 1929 – 10 September 2013) was a Hungarian wrestler. He was born in Dunapentele in Fejér County. He was Olympic bronze medalist in Freestyle wrestling from 1952. He won ...
Aage Eriksen
Aage Eriksen (born May 5, 1917 in Notodden, died June 17, 1998 in Notodden, Telemark) was a Norwegian wrestler and Olympic medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling.
Eriksen competed at the 1948 Summer Ol...
Imre Polyák
Imre Polyák (16 April 1932 in Kecskemét – 15 November 2010) was a Hungarian wrestler and Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling.
Polyák received medals in four consecutive Olympics. He compete...
Shazam Safin
Shazam Sergeyevich Safin (Russian: Шазам Серге́евич Сафин, Tatar: Шәзам Сафа улы Сафин; born April 7, 1932 – 1985) was a Soviet wrestler who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He was born i...
Mahmoud Mollaghasemi
Mahmoud Mollaghasemi (Persian: محمود ملاقاسمی تبریزی‎; born 1929) is an Iranian wrestler. He was Olympic bronze medalist in Freestyle wrestling in 1952.
David Tsimakuridze
David Tsimakuridze (March 29, 1925, Poti, Georgian SSR – May 9, 2006) is a former Soviet wrestler and Olympic champion in Freestyle wrestling.He was born in Poti and died in Tbilisi.
Tsimaku...
Gholamreza Takhti
Gholamreza Takhti (Persian: غلام رضا تختی‎, born August 27, 1930 Tehran – deceased January 7, 1968 Tehran) was an Iranian Olympic Gold-Medalist Wrestler and Varzesh-e Bastani practitioner....
Gholamreza Takhti - Wikipedia
Miklós Szilvási
Miklós Szilvási (December 5, 1925 in Márianosztra – May 24, 1969 in Budapest) was a Hungarian wrestler and Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling.
Szilvási competed at the 1952 Summer Oly...
Hasan Gemici
Hazan Gemici (15 June 1927 – 25 June 2001) was a Turkish sports wrestler and trainer, who won the gold medal in the flyweight class of men's freestyle wrestling at the 1952 Olympics.He was born ...
Yakiv Punkin
Yakiv Hryhorovych Punkin (Russian: Яков Григорьевич Пункин; born December 8, 1921 - October 12, 1994) was a Soviet wrestler from Ukraine who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics.He was Jewish,[1] ...
Adil Atan
Adil Atan (1929 – 1989) was a Turkish wrestler. He was born in Adapazarı in the Sakarya Province. He was Olympic bronze medalist in Freestyle wrestling in 1952, and also competed at the 1956 Oly...
Adil Atan - Wikipedia
Bertil Antonsson
Hans Bertil August Antonsson (July 19, 1921 – November 27, 2006) was a Swedish wrestler who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics, in the 1952 Summer Olympics, in the 1956 Summer Olympics, and i...
William Kerslake
William Roy Kerslake is an American Olympic heavy weight wrestler and retired NASA engineer.He won 15 national championships in a row in Freestyle and Greco-Roman. He won a gold medal in the 1955 Pan ...
William Kerslake - Wikipedia
Kalervo Rauhala
Kalervo Rauhala (born October 19, 1930) is a Finnish wrestler and Olympic medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling.
Rauhala competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki where he received a silver med...
Mikuláš Athanasov
Mikuláš Athanasov (1930 – 2005) was a Czechoslovak wrestler. He was born in Košice. He won an Olympic bronze medal in Greco-Roman wrestling in 1952.
Shohachi Ishii
Shohachi Ishii (石井庄八, Ishii Shōhachi, born September 20, 1926 - January 4, 1980) is a Japanese wrestler and Olympic champion in Freestyle wrestling.
Ishii competed at the 1952 Summer Olymp...
Shohachi Ishii - Wikipedia
Abdollah Mojtabavi
Seyed Abdollah Mojtabavi (Persian: سید عبدالله مجتبوی‎, January 4, 1925 – January 13, 2012) was an Iranian international freestyle wrestling athlete. He competed at 1952 Summer Olympics in ...
Abbas Zandi
Abbas Zandi (Persian: عباس زندی‎; June 3, 1930 in Tehran) is an Iranian retired Bastani practitioner, Freestyle Wrestler, national champion, and coach. Zandi has competed in three Olympic games ...