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Hank Herring

Full name: Horace "Hank" Herring
Gender: Male
Born: June 19, 1922 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Died: May 18, 1999 in Lemoore, California, United States
Affiliations: US Navy, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

After winning four bouts by decision, Horace "Hank" Herring lost a decision to Julius Torma of Czechoslovakia in the finals of the 1948 Olympics. Herring fought professionally for two years after the Olympics but with minimal success.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 26 London Boxing Men's Welterweight United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1948 Summer 26 London Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1948-08-13 Torma (TCH) , Herring (USA)
1948 Summer 26 London Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1948-08-12 Herring (USA) , Du Preez (RSA) decision
1948 Summer 26 London Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1948-08-11 Herring (USA) , Herrera (ARG) decision
1948 Summer 26 London Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #4 1 1948-08-10 Herring (USA) , Foran (IRL) decision
1948 Summer 26 London Boxing United States USA Round One Match #8 1 1948-08-07 Herring (USA) , Bombart (BEL) decision