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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 is recognised as an American by the IOC although he was a German national at the time of the Games.

Despite taking last place in 9 out of 10 events in the dumbbell competition he was awarded the bronze as there were only 3 competitors.

He is the only competitor to win a medal in three different sports at the same Olympic Games.

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* ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-08. Retrieved 2012-10-23. Retrieved 23/10/2012.

* "Frank Kugler". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC . Archived from the original on 2012-10-08.

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