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Harry Devine

Full name: Harold George "Harry" Devine
Gender: Male
Born: May 18, 1909 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 29, 1998 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Worcester Boys' Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Harry Devine began fighting at 14 and five years later, really hit his stride. In 1928 he won both the AAU title and the Olympic trials before going to the Olympic Games. There he won two bouts before losing in the semi-finals. Devine, although fighting with a broken knuckle, earned his bronze medal by decisioning Lucien Biquet of Belgium for third place. After the Olympics, Devine fought professionally for seven years, without great distinction. Retiring in the 30s, he spent almost 50 years working in the fur business in his hometown of Worcester, Massachusetts.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Boxing Men's Featherweight United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1928-08-11 Devine (USA) , Biquet (BEL) decision
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1928-08-10 van Klaveren (NED) , Devine (USA)
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1928-08-09 Devine (USA) , Väkevä (FIN) decision
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #1 1 1928-08-08 Devine (USA) , Montefiori (ITA) decision
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Boxing United States USA Round One Match #1 1 1928-08-07 Devine (USA)