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Oral Swigart

Full name: Oral Raymond Swigart, Sr.
Gender: Male
Born: October 9, 1897 in Columbia City, Indiana, United States
Died: June 21, 1973 in Paris, Paris, France
Affiliations: US Navy, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling


Oral Swigart attended the US Naval Academy in Annapolis where he captained the wrestling team in his junior and senior years. He became a career Navy officer, eventually reaching the rank of Rear Admiral. For valor during his service, Swigart earned the Bronze Star and the Legion of Merit Combat Badge. His so, Oral, Jr., also became a career Naval officer, and distinguished himself for his service during the Korean War.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman United States USA AC r2/5

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #2 2 1920-08-17 Janssens (BEL) fall (1:58), Swigart (USA)
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #3 1 1920-08-16 Swigart (USA) fall (3:41), Ranghieri (ITA)
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