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Miles Burke

Full name: Miles J. Burke
Gender: Male
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Weight: 108 lbs (49 kg)
Born: January 15, 1885 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: December 25, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Miles Burke of St. Louis lost his only match in the flyweight division in 1904 but still won a silver medal. Burke weighed 107+ lbs. (49 kg.), over the weight limit for the class, but there were only two entrants so he was permitted to box. Burke worked for one of the St. Louis newspapers at the time. He died of chronic alcoholism.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 19 St. Louis Boxing Men's Flyweight United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1904 Summer 19 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1904-09-22 Finnegan (USA) , Burke (USA)