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Fritz Fivian

Full name: Fritz Fivian
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: January 15, 1930 in Thun, Bern, Switzerland
Died: April 2, 2009 in Milwaukie, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Oregon State Beavers, Corvallis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Fritz Fivian was born in Switzerland and became a naturalized US citizen. He served in the US Army in Korea and competed on the US Army wrestling team. Fivian attended Oregon State at the time of the 1960 Olympics, graduating in 1962, after winning three conference titles. In 1959 he led Oregon State to the Pacific Coast Conference championship. Fivian placed second at the 1960 AAU meet in freestyle, but made the US Olympic team wrestling Greco-Roman.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 30 Roma Wrestling Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman United States USA 20T

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1960 Summer 30 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Two 20T 1960-08-27 6
1960 Summer 30 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #5 2 1960-08-27 Petkov (BUL) decision, Fivian (USA) 3
1960 Summer 30 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round One 16T 1960-08-26 3
1960 Summer 30 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #5 2 1960-08-26 Maritschnigg (GER) decision, Fivian (USA) 3
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