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Jimmie Stewart

Full name: James "Jimmie" Stewart
Gender: Male
Born: July 10, 1910 in Kingsville, Ontario, Canada
Died: August 12, 1990
Affiliations: Windsor Ford V-8s, Windsor (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Jimmy Stewart was involved in track and field athletics, soccer, Canadian football, and baseball, but he found the most success in basketball. He joined the Windsor-Walkerville Alumni amateur team in the 1930s and eventually became its captain. He was a member of the Windsor V-8s when they won the Canadian Championship in 1936 and earned themselves a trip to the inaugural Olympic basketball tournament at the 1936 Summer Games. There, the nation defeated Brazil, Latvia, Switzerland, Uruguay, and Poland before being stopped by the United States in the final 19-8 and settling for a silver medal. Stewart played in all six games and scored 27 points. He remained active in amateur basketball through the 1940s and eventually settled into a career with Ford Motors in Windsor. Among others, he has been inducted into the Canadian Basketball and Windsor-Essex County Halls of Fame. His son, Jimmy Jr., also a basketball player, was a member of the 1960 Junior Canadian Championship-winning Windsor A. K. O.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Basketball Men's Basketball Canada CAN 2 Silver

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Basketball Canada CAN Final Round Match 1/2 2 1936-08-14 USA 19, CAN 8 0
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Basketball Canada CAN Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1936-08-13 CAN 42, POL 15 2
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Basketball Canada CAN Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1936-08-12 CAN 43, URU 21 9
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Basketball Canada CAN Round Two Match #9 1 1936-08-09 CAN 34, LAT 23 6
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Basketball Canada CAN Round Three Match #4 1 1936-08-11 CAN 27, SUI 9 2
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Basketball Canada CAN Round One Match #7 1 1936-08-07 CAN 24, BRA 17 8