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Joseph Lazarus

Full name: Joseph Ashur Lazarus
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Born: December 18, 1903 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 21, 1943 in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: Cornell Big Red, Ithaca (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing


Joseph Lazarus competed at the 1924 Olympics as a boxer, winning one match but losing his second bout. He later became an insurance broker but died a tragic death. In 1943 he was trying to break up a street brawl between one of his clients and two British merchant seamen. One of the sailors punched Lazarus, knocking him through a drugstore window. The window shattered and cut an artery in his thigh and he bled to death.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 20 Paris Boxing Men's Bantamweight United States USA 9T

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1924 Summer 20 Paris Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #6 AC 1924-07-16 Andrén (SWE) , Lazarus (USA)
1924 Summer 20 Paris Boxing United States USA Round One Match #11 1 1924-07-15 Lazarus (USA) bye
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