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Eddie Johnson

Full name: Edward Roger "Eddie" Johnson
Gender: Male
Born: December 12, 1927 in Longview, Texas, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Eddie Johnson competed as a featherweight boxer at the 1948 Olympics, after defeating LSU boxer Doug Ellwood in the US trials. At the London Olympics Johnson won two matches but then lost in the quarter-finals to South African [Dennis Shepherd], who went on to win the silver medal. At the time of his Olympic participation Johnson was in the US Army. Johnson stayed in the military and was a career non-commissioned officer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 20 London Boxing Men's Featherweight United States USA 5T

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R
1948 Summer 20 London Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1948-08-11 Shepherd (RSA) , Johnson (USA)
1948 Summer 20 London Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #3 1 1948-08-10 Johnson (USA) , Álvez (URU) decision
1948 Summer 20 London Boxing United States USA Round One Match #6 1 1948-08-07 Johnson (USA) , Goslin (NZL) referee stops contest 3
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