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Eddie Flynn

Full name: Edward Loring "Eddie" Flynn
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: October 25, 1909 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: February 7, 1976 in Tampa, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Loyola Wolfpack, New Orleans (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Eddie Flynn was National AAU champion in 1931 and 1932 in addition to winning the Olympic welterweight championship. His overall amateur record was 144 wins and no losses. After the Olympics he turned professional, and fought well for three years, losing only one fight in 15. But he was drafted in 1935 and served through World War II, never again fighting professionally Flynn attended Loyola (New Orleans), graduating in 1936 with a degree in dentistry at which he made his career.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Boxing Men's Welterweight United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1932-08-13 Flynn (USA) , Campe (GER) decision
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1932-08-12 Flynn (USA) , McCleave (GBR) decision
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1932-08-11 Flynn (USA) , Barton (RSA) decision
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Boxing United States USA Round One Match #1 1 1932-08-09 Flynn (USA) , Sardella (ARG) decision