Jewish Volleyball Players - Athletes - Wrestling


  • Lindsey Durlacher, US, world bronze (Greco-Roman)
  • Grigorii Gamarnik, USSR, world champion (Greco-Roman lightweight), world championship silver
  • Samuel Gerson, Ukrainian-born US, Olympic silver (freestyle featherweight)
  • Boris Maksovich Gurevich, Soviet, Olympic champion (Greco-Roman flyweight), 2x world champion
  • Boris Michail Gurevitsch, USSR, Olympic champion (freestyle middleweight), 2x world champion
  • Nickolaus "Mickey" Hirschl, Austria, 2x Olympic bronze (heavyweight freestyle and Greco-Roman)
  • Oleg Karavaev, USSR, Olympic champion (Greco-Roman bantamweight), 2x world champion
  • Károly Kárpáti (also "Károly Kellner"), Hungary, Olympic champion (freestyle lightweight), silver
  • Abraham Kurland, Denmark, Olympic silver (Greco-Roman lightweight)
  • Fred Meyer, US, Olympic bronze (freestyle heavyweight)
  • Fred Oberlander, Austrian, British, and Canadian wrestler; world champion (freestyle heavyweight); Maccabiah champion
  • Yakov Punkin, Soviet, Olympic champion (Greco-Roman featherweight)
  • Samuel Rabin, Great Britain, Olympic bronze (freestyle middleweight)
  • David Rudman, USSR, USSR 6x wrestling champion and 6x sambo champion, sambo world champion, 2x European judo champion
  • Richárd Weisz, Hungary, Olympic champion (Greco-Roman super heavyweight)
  • Henry Wittenberg, US, Olympic champion (freestyle light-heavyweight), silver

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    We laugh at him who steps out of his room at the very moment when the sun steps out, and says: “I will the sun to rise”; and at him who cannot stop the wheel, and says: “I will it to roll”; and at him who is taken down in a wrestling match, and says: “I lie here, but I will that I lie here!” And yet, all laughter aside, do we ever do anything other than one of these three things when we use the expression, “I will”?
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    There are people who think that wrestling is an ignoble sport. Wrestling is not sport, it is a spectacle, and it is no more ignoble to attend a wrestled performance of suffering than a performance of the sorrows of Arnolphe or Andromaque.
    Roland Barthes (1915–1980)