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Marc Frieberger

Full name: Marcus Ross "Marc" Frieberger
Gender: Male
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
Weight: 216 lbs (98 kg)
Born: November 27, 1928 in Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: June 29, 2005 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Affiliations: Peoria Caterpillars, Peoria (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

At 6-10 (2.08), Marc Frieberger was the tallest of four brothers, all of whom were at least 6-8 (2.03) tall. Backed by those genes, he had a distinguished career as a center at the University of Oklahoma, graduating in 1951. After graduation he joined the Peoria Caterpillars of the AAU leagues and played with them for two years, during which time he qualified for the 1952 Olympics. He left Peoria in 1953 to play with the Ada Oil Company team in 1954-55 before retiring from competitive basketball. Frieberger started his business career in Peoria but later left that company to become a manufacturer’s rep for machinery sales.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1952-08-02 USA 36, URS 25 0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1952-07-31 USA 85, ARG 76 10
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group B Match #2 1 1952-07-28 USA 86, URS 58 8
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1952-07-29 USA 103, CHI 55 11
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group B Match #5 1 1952-07-30 USA 57, BRA 53 6
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #1 1 1952-07-25 USA 66, HUN 48 6
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #4 1 1952-07-26 USA 72, TCH 47 3