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Jerry Armstrong

Full name: Jeremy Lee "Jerry" Armstrong
Gender: Male
Height: 5-3 (161 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: June 26, 1936 in Petoskey, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Idaho State University
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Jerry Armstrong boxed for the United States as a bantamweight at the 1960 Olympics. At the time he was a student at Idaho State University, although he had just left the Army. He was 1957-58 All-Army Champion and 1958 All-Service Champion. Armstrong never turned professional but instead went to work for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, retiring in 1988 after 29 years as a personnel director. He also became a boxing official, refereeing over 100 professional bouts, including several title fights. He is a member of the Saginaw County Sports Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing Men's Bantamweight United States USA 5T

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1960-09-02 Zamparini (ITA) , Armstrong (USA) 1 59 59 58 57 59 292
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing United States USA Round Three Match #8 1 1960-09-01 Armstrong (USA) , Kenny (IRL) 3 58 58 60 59+ 60 295 decision
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #16 1 Armstrong (USA) , Gang (KOR) 4 60 60 59 60 59 298 decision
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing United States USA Round One Match #32 1 1960-08-25 Armstrong (USA) , Petkov (BUL) 5 60 59 60 60 60 299 decision
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