Full name: Charles "Charlie" Borck
Nickname(s): The Blonde Bombshell
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Born: January 4, 1917 in Manila, Manila, Philippines
Died: February 6, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Affiliations: San Beda College, Manila (PHI)
Born to a German father and a Spanish mother, Charles "Charlie" Borck was nicknamed "The Blonde Bombshell" and played center for the San Beda College Red Lions men's basketball team (which won the National Open Championship in 1936) and the national team of the Philippines at the 1936 Summer Olympics where, at 6â1â, he was the tallest member of the team. He was also, for a time, a member of the Philippine National Soccer Team.
He continued to play basketball internationally for his country until his retirement in 1949, when he moved to the United States and worked as a brewer with Anheiser-Busch. When he died in February 2008, he was the last surviving member of his country's 1936 Olympic team. He was inducted into the Philippine National Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999 alongside his Olympic teammates [Jacinto Cruz], [Primitivo MartÃnez] and [Ambrosio Padilla] and his college named him )Bedan of the Century) in 2001.
|1936 Summer||19||Berlin||Basketball||Men's Basketball||Philippines||PHI||5|
|1936 Summer||19||Berlin||Basketball||Philippines||PHI||Final Round||Match 5/6||1||1936-08-14||PHI 33, URU 23|
|1936 Summer||19||Berlin||Basketball||Philippines||PHI||Quarter-Finals||Match #1||2||1936-08-12||USA 56, PHI 23||10|
|1936 Summer||19||Berlin||Basketball||Philippines||PHI||Classification Round 5-8||Match #1||1||1936-08-13||PHI 32, ITA 14|
|1936 Summer||19||Berlin||Basketball||Philippines||PHI||Round Two||Match #1||1||1936-08-09||PHI 32, MEX 30|
|1936 Summer||19||Berlin||Basketball||Philippines||PHI||Round Three||Match #1||1||1936-08-11||PHI 39, EST 22|