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George Finnegan

Full name: George V. Finnegan
Gender: Male
Weight: 104 lbs (47 kg)
Born: September 1881 in [unknown], California, United States
Died: February 28, 1913 in San Francisco, California, United States
Affiliations: Olympic Club, San Francisco (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

George Finnegan is one of only five men (all from 1904) to have won two boxing medals in the same year. Representing the Olympic Club of San Francisco, Finnegan defeated Miles Burke to win the flyweight division, but lost to Oliver Kirk in the bantamweighl class. There were only two fighters in both classes.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer St. Louis Boxing Men's Flyweight United States USA 1 Gold
1904 Summer St. Louis Boxing Men's Bantamweight United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R
1904 Summer St. Louis Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1904-09-22 Finnegan (USA) , Burke (USA) referee stops contest 1

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1904 Summer St. Louis Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1904-09-22 Kirk (USA) , Finnegan (USA)
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