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John Babcock

Full name: John C. Babcock
Gender: Male
Affiliations: Chicaco Central YMCA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling


Edward Babcock competed in featherweight freestyle wrestling at the 1904 St. Louis Olympics, losing in the second round. Babcock represented the Chicago Central YMCA. We know little about his life, and some newspaper reports list the athlete in 1904 as John C. Babcock, but Edward has been shown to be correct by an obituary.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer St. Louis Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Freestyle United States USA AC r2/4

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1904 Summer St. Louis Wrestling United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 2 Clapper (USA) fall (5:06), Babcock (USA)
1904 Summer St. Louis Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #1 1 Babcock (USA) , Koppen (USA)
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