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Pete Blair

Full name: Peter Steele "Pete" Blair
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 311 lbs (141 kg)
Born: February 14, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 29, 1994 in Stephenson, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: US Navy, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Biography

Pete Blair attended the Naval Academy, graduating in 1955 and winning two NCAA crowns at 190 lbs. His greatest year was 1956 when he won the Eastern All-Navy heavyweight title, the All-Navy title at 191 lbs., the 191 lb. class at the AAU Championships, and then won the Olympic Trials. After the Olympics he retired from wrestling and became a career Naval officer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Final Standings 3 1956-11-28
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Final Round Match #1 2 1956-12-01 Takhti (IRI) decision (3-0), Blair (USA)
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Six 3 1956-12-01 7
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Six Match #1 2 1956-12-01 Kulayev (URS) decision (3-0), Blair (USA) 3
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Five 2 1956-12-01 4
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Five Match #2 AC 1956-12-01 Blair (USA) 0
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Four 3 1956-12-01 4
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Four Match #3 1 1956-12-01 Blair (USA) decision (3-0), Atan (TUR) 1
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Three 3T 1956-11-30 3
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #2 1 1956-11-30 Blair (USA) fall (5:00), Theron (RSA) 0
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Two 5 1956-11-29 3
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #4 2 1956-11-29 Palm (SWE) decision (3-0), Blair (USA) 3
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round One 1T 1956-11-28 0
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #3 1 1956-11-28 Blair (USA) fall (12:37), Lahti (FIN) 0
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