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Herschel Smith

Full name: Herschel Albert Smith
Gender: Male
Born: January 25, 1900 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 3, 1964 in Silver Creek township, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: US Navy, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling


Herschel Smith wrestled middleweight freestyle at the 1924 Paris Olympics, eventually finishing in a tie for ninth place. Smith graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1922 and was a commander in the Navy at the time of the 1924 Olympics. He later served as a career Naval Officer.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 24 Paris Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Freestyle United States USA 9T

Men's Middleweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1924 Summer 24 Paris Wrestling United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1924-07-12 Pekkala (FIN) decision, Smith (USA)
1924 Summer 24 Paris Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #8 1 1924-07-11 Smith (USA) decision, Nielsen (DEN)
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