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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
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