In December 1904, H.H. Egeberg claimed of the World Greco-Roman wrestling
championship, and his recent win over John Piening only served to strengthen his
credentials. It was said that he was not going to be the real, undisputed champion until he
beat Charles Leonhardt. Egeberg stood 6'1" and weighed around 200 pounds. According to
the Newark Advocate (Newark, OH) on December 27, 1904, "Egeberg says that it was
necessary to defeat fifteen men in twelve hours to win the championship of Denmark."
Research by Tim Hornbaker
|Henry H. Egeberg Wrestling History