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Art Oliver

Full name: Arthur "Art" Oliver
Gender: Male
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: March 25, 1911 in [unknown], Mississippi, United States
Died: June 1, 1944 in Robertsdale, Hammond, Indiana, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing


After the 1936 Olympics, Art Oliver had a very brief, undistinguished career as a professional boxer, winning only 4 of 17 bouts. He then joined the Army and fought in World War II, eventually receiving an Honorable Discharge. After the war he worked for the American Maize Products Company. He was killed while riding in a truck on the job, when the truck was hit by a train.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Boxing Men's Heavyweight United States USA 9T

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #5 2 1936-08-12 Tandberg (SWE) , Oliver (USA)
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Boxing United States USA Round One Match #10 1 1936-08-10 Oliver (USA) bye
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