You Are Here > > > Sal Walker

Sal Walker

Full name: Clarence Leonard "Sal" Walker
Gender: Male
Born: December 13, 1898 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Died: April 30, 1957 in Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free!

Biography

Sal Walker was a professional from 1922-28. Of his 16 fights he won and lost seven each, with two fights ending in a draw. Five of these were fights for South African titles, four as a featherweight and one as a bantamweight. He held the South African featherweight title for six months in 1924 and stepped down in 1928 as the reigning South African bantamweight champion.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Boxing Men's Bantamweight South Africa RSA 1 Gold

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Boxing South Africa RSA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1920-08-24 Walker (RSA) , Graham (CAN) decision
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Boxing South Africa RSA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1920-08-23 Walker (RSA) , McKenzie (GBR) decision
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Boxing South Africa RSA Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1920-08-22 Walker (RSA) , Hartman (USA) decision 4
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Boxing South Africa RSA Round One Match #3 1 1920-08-21 Walker (RSA) , Bouwens (BEL) decision
id: 8,011