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Billy Jernigan

Full name: William Shue "Billy" Jernigan
Gender: Male
Born: September 8, 1923 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Died: March 2, 1997
Affiliations: Oklahoma State Cowboys, Stillwater (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

William S. Jernigan wrestled for Oklahoma A&M University (now Oklahoma State), graduating in 1950, and making All-American in both 1947 and 1948, losing in the final of the 1947 NCAA flyweight class. He had competed in high school for Will Rogers High School in Tulsa Oklahoma. He eventually settled with his wife in Wagoner, Oklahoma, where he lived at the time of his death.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling Men's Flyweight, Freestyle United States USA AC

Men's Flyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling United States USA Final Standings AC 1948-07-29 Eliminated r3/5 7
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling United States USA Round Three 7 1948-07-30 7
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #3 2 1948-07-30 Viitala (FIN) decision (3-0), Jernigan (USA) 3
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling United States USA Round Two 7T 1948-07-30 4
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #5 2 1948-07-30 Jhadav (IND) decision (3-0), Jernigan (USA) 3
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling United States USA Round One 2T 1948-07-29 1
1948 Summer 24 London Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #3 1 1948-07-29 Jernigan (USA) decision (3-0), Raisi (IRI) 1
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