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Roy Dunn

Full name: Roy Harvey Dunn
Gender: Male
Born: August 4, 1910 in Knowles, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 10, 2000 in Holly, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: Oklahoma State Cowboys, Stillwater (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Roy Dunn wrestled at Oklahoma State University, then Oklahoma A&M. His major amateur achievement was winning the 1936 AAU title at heavyweight, which qualified him for the 1936 Olympics. After the Olympics Dunn wrestled professionally with the National Wrestling Alliance, primarily throughout the midwest. In 1949 he wrestled, and lost, to Lou Thesz for the World Professional title. In the pro wrestling database, www.wrestlingdata.com, Dunn is credited with 147 professional matches and at least 110 wins.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Wrestling Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle United States USA AC

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Final Standings AC 1936-08-03 Eliminated r2/5 6
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round Two 10T 1936-08-04 6
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #4 2 1936-08-04 Bürki (SUI) fall (0:49), Dunn (USA) 3
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round One 8T 1936-08-03 3
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #4 2 1936-08-03 Åkerlindh (SWE) fall (13:30), Dunn (USA) 3
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