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Harry Spanjer

Full name: Henry John "Harry" Spanjer
Gender: Male
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: January 9, 1873 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Died: July 16, 1958 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Affiliations: National Turnverein, Newark (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Harry Spanjer fought in two divisions at the 1904 Olympics, winning a gold medal as a lightweight, and a silver in welterweight. He was also a wrestler and won AAU titles in wrestling in 1908 and 1911. Spanjer was from Grand Rapids, Michigan but moved to Chicago where he and his brother started and ran Spanjer Brothers Sign Manufacturing Company.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Boxing Men's Lightweight United States USA 1 Gold
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Boxing Men's Welterweight United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R T
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1904-09-22 Spanjer (USA) , Floyd (USA) decision
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1904-09-21 Spanjer (USA) , Van Horn (USA) decision
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1904-09-21 Spanjer (USA) , Jewett (USA) knock-out 2 0:48

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1904-09-22 Young (USA) , Spanjer (USA)
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1904-09-21 Spanjer (USA) , Lydon (USA) decision
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