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Ben Funk

Full name: Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Funk
Gender: Male
Born: June 2, 1902 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Died: November 1969 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Ben Funk attended Yale University, graduating in 1925. He won the 1924 AAU middleweight title, which earned him a spot on the US Olympic team for the Paris Olympics. In Paris he defeated Australian [Raymond Jones] in his opening match but then lost a decision to Belgian [Joseph Beecken] in his second match.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 21 Paris Boxing Men's Middleweight United States USA 9T

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1924 Summer 21 Paris Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #3 2 1924-07-17 Beecken (BEL) , Funk (USA)
1924 Summer 21 Paris Boxing United States USA Round One Match #5 1 1924-07-15 Funk (USA) , Jones (AUS) decision
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