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Nate Brooks

Full name: Nathan Eugene "Nate" Brooks
Gender: Male
Born: August 4, 1933 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

From Cleveland, Nate Brooks went on to have a short career as a professional after his Olympic triumph. He fought as a professional and in 1953 chalked up seven victories against one defeat. On 8 February 1954 he won the North American bantamweight championship by KO'ing Billy Peacock in the eighth round. He defended the title twice before losing it. This defeat led to a string of losses, and he retired from the ring after 1954.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Boxing Men's Flyweight United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR JF
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1952-08-02 Brooks (USA) , Basel (GER) decision 3
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1952-08-01 Brooks (USA) , Toweel (RSA) decision 3
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1952-07-31 Brooks (USA) , Dobrescu (ROU) decision 2
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Boxing United States USA Round One Match #7 1 Brooks (USA) , Luukkonen (FIN) decision 3
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Boxing United States USA Round Two (Redraw) Match #6 1 1952-07-31 Brooks (USA) , Zima (AUT) decision 3
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