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Fred Boylstein

Full name: Frederick "Fred" Boylstein
Gender: Male
Born: March 16, 1903 in Ford City, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 28, 1972 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Fred Boylstein won the AAU lightweight title in 1924 in addition to winning a bronze medal in the Olympic Games. In winning his AAU title that year he was forced to fight, and win, eight bouts in one night, which he did. He turned professional after the 1924 Olympics and fought until 1934, finishing with a record of 37 wins (19 by KO), 4 losses, and 2 draws, but never receiving a chance to fight for a championship. Boylstein worked most of his life in his hometown of Kittanning, Pennsylvania, as a private security guard for Joseph S Finch & Co., eventually rising to captain. He also worked as a boxing coach at the local gym, and was a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 21 Paris Boxing Men's Lightweight United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1924 Summer 21 Paris Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1924-07-20 Boylstein (USA) , Tholey (FRA) decision
1924 Summer 21 Paris Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1924-07-19 Nielsen (DEN) , Boylstein (USA)
1924 Summer 21 Paris Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1924-07-18 Boylstein (USA) , Genon (BEL) decision
1924 Summer 21 Paris Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #3 1 1924-07-17 Boylstein (USA) , Shorter (GBR) decision
1924 Summer 21 Paris Boxing United States USA Round One Match #5 1 1924-07-16 Boylstein (USA) bye
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