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Hugh Peery

Full name: Robert Hugh Peery
Gender: Male
Born: November 7, 1931 in Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
Died: January 10, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Hugh Peery graduated from Tulsa Central High School where he was an Eagle Scout and a two-time Oklahoma State Champion. He attended the University of Pittsburgh where he won three NCAA titles, and a gold medal at the 1951 Pan American Games. Peery attended dental school at Pittsburgh, graduating in 1956, after which he served as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy and dental corps. He returned to the Pittsburgh area after his military service and practiced dentistry for over 50 years. Peery was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Wrestling Men's Flyweight, Freestyle United States USA AC

Men's Flyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MMR(BP)/RE BP MR
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Wrestling United States USA Final Standings AC 1952-07-20 Eliminated r3/6 5
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Wrestling United States USA Round Three 7T 1952-07-22 5
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #2 2 1952-07-22 Sayadov (URS) decision (3-0), Peery (USA) 3
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Wrestling United States USA Round Two 5T 1952-07-21 2
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #2 1 1952-07-21 Peery (USA) decision (3-0), Johansson (SWE) 1
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Wrestling United States USA Round One 3T 1952-07-20 1
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #2 1 1952-07-20 Peery (USA) decision (3-0), El-Ward (EGY) 1
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