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Angus Frantz

Full name: Angus MacDonald Frantz
Nickname(s): Guish
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Born: June 20, 1895 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Died: July 16, 1973 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Angus Frantz wrestled at Lawrenceville prep and at Princeton University, captaining the Princeton team in his senior year of 1916. Frantz was runner-up in the Eastern Intercollegiates in 1914, 1915, and 1916. His cousin, Jacob Frantz, also wrestled at Princeton, and won that tournament in 1911-13. After graduation Angus Frantz served in the ambulance corps in France for two years during World War I. He then returned to medical school at Columbia University and later became a neurologist and psychiatrist. While in medical school he wrestled for the New York Athletic Club. Frantz’s wife, Virginia Kneeland, was a fellow medical student at Columbia and became a well-known surgeon and medical educator.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Freestyle United States USA 4

Men's Middleweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1920-08-27 Penttala (FIN) , Frantz (USA)
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1920-08-27 Frantz (USA) , Borgström (SWE)
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #3 1 1920-08-26 Frantz (USA) decision, Bacon (GBR)
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