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Ted Kara

Full name: Theodore Ernst "Ted" Kara
Gender: Male
Born: April 2, 1916 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14, 1944 in Pacific Ocean, Unknown, Unknown
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing


Theodore Kara also won three NCAA boxing championships for the University of Idaho in 1939-41, winning at 127 lbs. in 1939 and at 120 lbs. in 1940-41. In 1941 his brother, Frank, won the NCAA title in boxing at 127 lbs., the first brother tandem to win individual NCAA championships.

Ted Kara later became a radio-man in the United States Army Air Corp and was declared dead after his plane went missing in action over the Pacific Ocean in 1944 during World War II. His official death date is February 14, 1946.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Boxing Men's Featherweight United States USA 5T

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R T
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1936-08-13 Catterall (RSA) , Kara (USA)
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #8 1 1936-08-12 Kara (USA) , Seeberg (EST) decision
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Boxing United States USA Round One Match #16 1 1936-08-11 Kara (USA) , Gabuco (PHI) knock-out 3 2:00
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