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Al Young

Full name: Albert "Al" Young (Jung-)
Gender: Male
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: September 28, 1877 in Lauterecken, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: July 22, 1940 in San Francisco, California, United States
Affiliations: Olympic Club, San Francisco (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Al Young boxed at the 1904 St. Louis Olympics and then settled in San Francisco, California, where he became a boxing promoter. He initially worked at the Association Club, before advancing to bigger programs, and moving his operations to National Hall. In 1925 he started promoting more 10-round bouts, and Young was known as a promoter for young and unproven boxers. He also worked with the Golden Gate Arena. He had difficulty during the Depression, as did many boxing promoters. Young died at National Hall from complications from bleeding ulcers.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Boxing Men's Welterweight United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1904-09-22 Young (USA) , Spanjer (USA) decision
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1904-09-21 Young (USA) , Floyd (USA)
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