Estonia at the 1928 Summer Olympics


Estonia competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Estonia at the
1928 Summer Olympics
IOC codeEST
NOCEstonian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.eok.ee (in Estonian)
in Amsterdam
Competitors20 (men) in 5 sports
Flag bearerGustav Kalkun
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1908–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 GoldOsvald KäppWrestlingMen's freestyle lightweight
 GoldVoldemar VäliWrestlingMen's Greco-Roman featherweight
 SilverArnold LuhaäärWeightliftingMen's +82.5 kg
 BronzeNikolai Vekšin
William von Wirén
Eberhard Vogdt
Georg Faehlmann
Andreas Faehlmann
Sailing6 m class
 BronzeAlbert KusnetsWrestlingMen's Greco-Roman middleweight

The 1928 Estonian Olympic Team

Estonia sent 20 athletes and 3 representatives to those games.

Representatives

Representatives were Harald Tammer, Arnold Veiss and Johannes Villemson.

Other delegations

Estonians in other delegations were 1924 Summer Olympics bronze medalist Aleksander Klumberg, who was athletics coach for  Poland (POL) and Albert Vollrat massage therapist in Hungarian olympic team.

Athletics

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Karl Laas Marathon N/A DNF
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Nikolai Feldmann Shot put 13.54 12 Did not advance
Gustav Kalkun Discus Throw 43.09 10 Did not advance
Johannes Meimer Javelin Throw 61.46 8 Did not advance
Combined events – Men's decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 100H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Johannes Meimer Result 11,6 6.43 11.20 1.75 55,0 18,6 35.32 3.00 56.88 5.16,2 6733,15 13
Points

Boxing

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Valter Palm Men's welterweight  Albert Nuss (LUX)
W PTS
 Raúl Landini (ARG)
L PTS
Did not advance 9

Sailing

The 1928 Olympic scoring system was used.

The crew of Tutti V (boat).
Men
Athlete Event Preliminary series Final series Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 1 2 3
Nikolai Vekšin
William von Wirén
Eberhard Vogdt
Georg Faehlmann
Andreas Faehlmann
International 6 metres class 6 6 2 Q 3 Q 1 3 3 1 x 1st

Weightlifting

Men
Athlete Event Military Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Aleksander Kask 60 kg 75 9 75 15 100 14 250 14
Leonhard Kukk 75 kg 82,5 15 85 15 110 15 277,5 13
Olaf Luiga 82.5 kg 80 14 95 11 130 9 305 11
Arnold Luhaäär +82.5 kg 100 8 110 1 150 1 360

Wrestling

Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Round 5
Result
Round 6
Result
Rank Final round
Result
Rank
Eduard Pütsep −58 kg  Georges Miller (LUX)
L
 Johannes van Maaren (NED)
W 3-0
 Herman Andersen (DEN)
L F
 Kurt Leucht (GER)
W
N/A 6 Did not advance
Voldemar Väli −61 kg  Ludwig Schlanger (AUT)
W 3-0
 František Kratochvíl (TCH)
W F 2.57
 Ali Kamel (EGY)
W F 7.30
 Károly Kárpáti (HUN)
W F 1.30
 Ernst Steinig (GER)
W F
BYE 1 Q  Eric Malmberg (EST)
W 3-0
Osvald Käpp −67.5 kg  Piero Postini (ITA)
W F
 Harald Pettersson (SWE)
W F
 Tayyar Yalaz (TUR)
L F
N/A 9 Did not advance
Albert Kusnets −75 kg BYE  Hermann Simon (GER)
W 3-0
 Alfred Larsen (NOR)
W F
 Franja Palcović (YUG)
W F
 Johannes Jacobsen (DEN)
W
 Jean Saenen (BEL)
W F
2 Q  László Papp (HUN)
L 1-2
Otto Pohla −82.5 kg  Max Studer (SUI)
W F
 Onni Pellinen (FIN)
L
 Jacobus Hendricus Heijm (NED)
W F
 Adolf Rieger (GER)
L
N/A 7 Did not advance
Men's Freestyle
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Quarterfinal
Result
Semifinal
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Rank Final round
Result
Rank
Eduard Pütsep −61 kg  Harold Angus (GBR)
L
N/A 9 Did not advance
Osvald Käpp −66 kg  Carlo Tesdorf Jørgensen (DEN)
W
 Clarence Berryman (USA)
W
 Charles Pacôme (FRA)
W
N/A 1 Q  Birger Nilsen (NOR)
W
Alfred Praks −72 kg  Theofilos Tomazos (GRE)
W
 Dr. Lloyd O.Appleton (USA)
L
N/A 6 Did not advance

References