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Jack Zivic

Full name: John A. "Jack" Zivic
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: June 23, 1903 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 22, 1973 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Affiliations: Willow Athletic Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Related Olympians: Brother of Pete Zivic.

Biography

Jack Zivic was one of five Zivic brothers who fought professionally – Joe, Jack, Fritzie, Eddie, and [Pete]. Jack and Pete worked in steel mills around Pittsburgh when they were chosen to represent the US at the 1920 Antwerp Olympics. The best of the brothers was Fritzie who was World Professional Welterweight Champion from October 1940-July 1941. Jack Zivic turned professional in 1921 and fought through 1930, finishing with a professional record of 39 wins, 29 losses, and 4 draws. He never fought for a major title.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 16 Antwerpen Boxing Men's Featherweight United States USA 4

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1920 Summer 16 Antwerpen Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 2 1920-08-24 Garzena (ITA) , Zivic (USA)
1920 Summer 16 Antwerpen Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1920-08-23 Gachet (FRA) , Zivic (USA)
1920 Summer 16 Antwerpen Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1920-08-23 Zivic (USA) , Clausen (DEN) decision
1920 Summer 16 Antwerpen Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #2 1 1920-08-22 Zivic (USA) walkover
1920 Summer 16 Antwerpen Boxing United States USA Round One Match #3 1 1920-08-21 Zivic (USA) bye
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