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Smitty Duke

Full name: Horrace Smith "Smitty" Duke
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: June 12, 1942 in Center, Texas, United States
Died: September 18, 2010 in Unicoi, Tennessee, United States
Affiliations: Dallas YMCA, Dallas (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Volleyball

Biography

Smitty Duke attended the University of Dallas where he was a two-time All-American pitcher on the baseball team. He graduated in 1964 with an education degree and turned his athletic talents to volleyball. Duke played for the US in a 1965 North American Tour, at the 1966 World Championships, then in 1967 helped them win a gold medal at the Pan American Games. After the 1968 Olympics, he continued to compete on the USA volleyball team, winning a silver medal at the 1971 Pan-Ams. He later played for the Dallas YMCA in his hometown, and played professional volleyball into the late 1970s. He later taught school and coached volleyball in Irving and Nacogdoches, Texas, and at his alma mater.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball Men's Volleyball United States USA 7

Men's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW IP SO
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #5 1 1968-10-13 USA 3, URS 2 3 3,5 9,5
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #6 2 1968-10-16 TCH 3, USA 1 1 2,0 1,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #15 1 1968-10-17 USA 3, BRA 0 3 2,5 3,5
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #19 2 1968-10-19 BUL 3, USA 2 2 5,0 8,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #25 2 1968-10-20 POL 3, USA 0 0 1,5 3,5
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #28 2 1968-10-21 GDR 3, USA 0 0 4,5 5,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #32 2 1968-10-23 JPN 3, USA 0 0 0,5 8,5
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #37 1 1968-10-23 USA 3, MEX 1 3 0,5 6,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #44 1 1968-10-25 USA 3, BEL 0 3 2,5 1,0
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