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Andy Fitch

Full name: Andrew "Andy" Fitch
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4 (163 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: August 28, 1936 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

After prepping at the Hill School near Philadelphia, Andy Fitch attended Yale, winning an NCAA Championship his senior year. In 1963 he won a gold medal in flyweight freestyle at the Pan American Games, although he wrestled Greco-Roman at the 1964 Olympics. Fitch later attended graduate school at Columbia and earned a Fulbright Scholarship. He later became a teacher of creative writing. In the early 1970s Fitch attempted to start a professional league for legitimate wrestling, but it did not succeed financially. He is a member of the Westchester County Sports Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman United States USA AC

Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Final Standings AC 1964-10-16 Eliminated r3/5 6
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round Three 9T 1964-10-18 6
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #5 1T 1964-10-18 Fitch (USA) , Pashkulev (BUL) draw 2
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round Two 8T 1964-10-17 4
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #1 1 1964-10-17 Fitch (USA) decision, Noor (AFG) 1
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round One 11T 1964-10-16 3
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #1 2 1964-10-16 Stange (GER) decision, Fitch (USA) 3
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