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Carmen Barth

Full name: Carmine R. "Carmen" Barth (DiBartolomeo-)
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: September 13, 1912 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 17, 1985 in Lorain, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Cleveland Athletic Club, Cleveland (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Never a national champion, Carmen Barth surprised the experts by easily winning the middleweight gold medal at Los Angeles. After the Games, he turned pro but had a rather checkered career. In 1942 he was called into the service by the Navy and never fought again professionally His final professional record was 17 wins, 2 draws, and 11 losses.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Boxing Men's Middleweight United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1932-08-13 Barth (USA) , Azar (ARG) decision
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1932-08-11 Barth (USA) , Peirce (RSA) decision
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1932-08-10 Barth (USA) , Cruz (MEX) knock-out 2
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Boxing United States USA Round One Match #1 1 1932-08-09 Barth (USA)