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Jimmy Jackson

Full name: James Earl "Jimmy" Jackson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (198 cm)
Weight: 331 lbs (150 kg)
Born: July 28, 1956 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Died: June 17, 2008 in East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Oklahoma State Cowboys, Stillwater (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Jimmy Jackson wrestled at Oklahoma State where he won three NCAA heavyweight titles, in a career that saw him post an 88-9-2 record, with 44 wins by fall. He also won three Big Eight titles and was a three-time World Cup Champion. Jackson won a gold medal at the 1979 Pan American Games in super-heavyweight freestyle. He was inducted into the Oklahoma State Hall of Honor in 2007, but he died fairly young, less than one year later, from diabetes and congestive heart failure.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Wrestling Men's Super-Heavyweight, Freestyle United States USA AC

Men's Super-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Final Standings AC 1976-07-27 Eliminated r3/6 7,0
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round Three 9 1976-07-29 7,0
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #2 2 1976-07-29 Balla (HUN) decision (10-9), Jackson (USA) 3,0
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round Two 7T 1976-07-28 4,0
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #2 2 1976-07-28 Andiyev (URS) fall (1:16), Jackson (USA) 4,0
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round One 1T 1976-07-27 0,0
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #2 1 1976-07-27 Jackson (USA) fall (3:39), Geris (CAN) 0,0
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