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Doc Strong

Full name: Harley de Witt "Doc" Strong, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: November 10, 1916 in Kendrick, Oklahoma, United States
Died: July 4, 1952 in Norman, Oklahoma, United States
Affiliations: Oklahoma State Cowboys, Stillwater (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Harley “Doc” Strong wrestled lightweight at the 1936 Olympics. He competed for Oklahoma A&M (later Oklahoma State), winning the 1935 NCAA title at 135 lbs. (62 kg). Strong later spent some time as an assistant wrestling coach at the University of Oklahoma. While in that job, he was arrested for public drunkenness. Shortly after he was locked up, Strong killed himself by hanging himself with his belt wrapped around a cell bar.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Freestyle United States USA 6

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Final Standings 6 1936-08-02
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round Four 5T 1936-08-04 5
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round Four Match #2 2 1936-08-04 Kazama (JPN) decision (2-1), Strong (USA) 2
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round Three 4T 1936-08-04 3
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #3 1 1936-08-04 Strong (USA) decision (3-0), Melin (SWE) 1
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round Two 6 1936-08-03 2
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #3 1 1936-08-03 Strong (USA) decision (3-0), Arn (SUI) 1
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round One 6T 1936-08-02 1
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #3 1 1936-08-02 Strong (USA) decision (2-1), Soğancı (TUR) 1
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