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Albert Oldman

Full name: Albert Leonard Oldman
Gender: Male
Born: November 18, 1883 in Mile End, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: January 15, 1961 in Upminster, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: City Police Amateur Boxing Club
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Albert Oldman, a City of London policeman who had earlier served in the Horse Guards, qualified for the final of the heavyweight division at the 1908 Olympics with a quick KO over Ian Myrams of Manchester followed by a bye in the semi-finals. In the final, Oldman faced Syd Evans of Reading, the current ABA champion, but unfortunately Evans had injured his shoulder in an earlier round and was no match for the aggressive policeman. Oldman won by a KO within two minutes and took the gold medal after fighting for a total of less than one round throughout the entire competition. In 1910, he left England to join the Ceylon police.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 24 London Boxing Men's Heavyweight Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R
1908 Summer 24 London Boxing Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1908-10-27 Oldman (GBR) , Evans (GBR) knock-out 1
1908 Summer 24 London Boxing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1908-10-27 Oldman (GBR) bye
1908 Summer 24 London Boxing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1908-10-27 Oldman (GBR) , Myrams (GBR) knock-out 1
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