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Russell Van Horn

Full name: William Russell Van Horn
Gender: Male
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: July 30, 1885 in [unknown], Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 11, 1970 in Wickenburg, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: South Broadway Athletic Club, St. Louis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Russell van Horn's one victory in the 1904 Olympics was over Art Seward, who was disqualified for lack of aggressiveness. Van Horn, from the South Broadway Athletic Club in St. Louis, then lost by decision to eventual champion Harry Spanjer. Later Van Horn worked as a firefighter with the Columbus Fire Department in Ohio.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 18 St. Louis Boxing Men's Lightweight United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1904 Summer 18 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1904-09-22 Van Horn (USA) , Sturholdt (USA) decision
1904 Summer 18 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1904-09-21 Spanjer (USA) , Van Horn (USA)
1904 Summer 18 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1904-09-21 Van Horn (USA) , Seward (USA) disqualified