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Maurice Camyré

Full name: Maurice Camyré
Gender: Male
Born: March 10, 1915 in Saint Vital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died: January 15, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Affiliations: Eclipse Club, (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Maurice Camyré had already been a provincial boxing champion in both the welter and middleweight divisions in his native Manitoba when, in 1935, he was crowned Canadian national champion and regional Golden Gloves champion in the welterweight category. This earned him a trip to the 1936 Summer Olympics as a member of the Canadian boxing delegation, where he lost by decision to American Chester Rutecki in the first round of the welterweight event. Soon after the Games Camyré began fighting as a professional, but an elbow injury ended his athletic career only a year later, in 1937. He eventually found work as an aircraft technician with Air Canada in 1941 and remained there until his retirement in 1975. He was inducted into one of Toronto, Ontario’s past incarnations of the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame in 1977.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Boxing Men's Welterweight Canada CAN 17T

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Boxing Canada CAN Round One Match #9 2 1936-08-10 Rutecki (USA) , Camyré (CAN)