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Carl Cain

Full name: Carl Cecil Cain
Nickname(s): Sugar
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: August 2, 1934 in Freeport, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa City (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Related Olympians: Brother-in-law of K. C. Jones.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Carl Cain attended the University of Iowa, graduating from there in 1956. He was the star at Iowa when they twice won the Big Ten Championship and went to the finals of the NCAA tournament before losing. Cain never played pro basketball but went on to a career as a bookkeeper. For a time he was the brother-in-law of 1956 Olympic teammate, [K. C. Jones]).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1956-12-01 USA 89, URS 55 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1956-11-30 USA 101, URU 38 2
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