Frank X. Kugler (March 29, 1879,
Germany – July 7, 1952, St. Louis,
Missouri) was a German- American wrestler, weightlifter and tug of war
competitor who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.
In 1904 he won a silver medal in wrestlings' heavyweight category,
bronze medals in weightliftings' two hand lift and all-around dumbbell
events and another bronze in the tug of war competition as a member of
Southwest Turnverein of Saint Louis No. 2 team. He was a member of the
St. Louis Southwest Turnverein team, being granted US citizenship in
1913. The IOC attributes his medals to the United States.
Despite taking last place in 9 out of 10 events in the dumbbell
competition he was awarded the bronze as there were only 3
He is the only competitor to win a medal in three different sports at
the same Olympic Games.
"Frank Kugler". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference
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