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Leon Lucas

Full name: Leonard "Leon" Lucas
Gender: Male
Born: September 4, 1901 in Camden, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 19, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Neighborhood Athletic Club, Camden
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing


Leon Lucas was AAU Champion as a light-heavyweight in 1928, which qualified him for the US team at the Amsterdam Olympics. Shortly after the Olympics, Lucas turned professional, fighting almost exclusively around Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey. He fought for only two years, ending his career in 1930. He never contested a major title and ended with a professional record of 10 wins and 2 losses.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Boxing Men's Light-Heavyweight United States USA 9T

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Boxing United States USA Round One Match #5 2 1928-08-08 Pistulla (GER) , Lucas (USA)
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