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Ernie Fischer

Full name: William Ernest Thomas "Ernie" Fischer
Gender: Male
Born: July 12, 1930 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Affiliations: US Air Force, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Ernie Fischer wrestled in high school for Southern High in Baltimore, winning the Maryland State outstanding wrestlier award in both 1949-50. Fischer attended the University of Maryland, placing second in the 1954 NCAAs at 167 lbs. While at Maryland, Fischer lost only one dual match in his college career. He also competed for the Baltimore Central YMCA, and at the time of the 1956 Olympics was serving in the US Air Force. Fischer was inducted into the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame in 1989.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Welterweight, Freestyle United States USA AC

Men's Welterweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Final Standings AC 1956-11-28 Eliminated r3/5 7
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Three 9T 1956-11-30 7
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #3 2 1956-11-30 Zengin (TUR) decision (3-0), Fischer (USA) 3
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Two 9T 1956-11-29 4
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #2 1 1956-11-29 Fischer (USA) decision (3-0), Sorouri (IRI) 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round One 9T 1956-11-28 3
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #3 2 1956-11-28 Ikeda (JPN) decision (3-0), Fischer (USA) 3
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