Wilbert mcclure winner of a gold
Media in category wilbert mcclure the following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Extraordinary gold winner’s medal awarded to boxer wilbert mcclure as champion of the light middleweight division in the rome 1960 summer olympics will be auctioned by boston. Wilbert james mcclure, american management consultant recipient gold medal-boxing international olympic committee, 1960, pan american games, 1959 named boston black achiever, 1978 board managers young men’s christian association, boston, since 1991 with united states army, 1961-1963 member american. Ali is the only man ever to win the world heavyweight boxing championship three times he also won a gold medal in the light-heavyweight division at the 1960 summer. Wilbert skeeter mcclure: the gold standard by austin killeen (published in ibro journal 97, march 2008) october 29, 1938. The 1960 olympics in rome, italy, finished up on september 11th the us team of ten would have three gold medalists coming back to the us they were wilbert “skeeter” mcclure, eddie crook, and cassius clay/muhammad ali it’s been 50 years since these three came home “with the gold” the us. 10: top olympic fighters of all time 30 jul by doug fischer 4 boris lagutin – soviet junior middleweight (1960-1968) the soviet union was a perennial. Before he was muhammad ali: the amateur boxer who won gold at the 1960 olympics the boxer won the light heavyweight gold medal at the 1960 summer olympics in rome.
United states at 1960 olympics total medals in 1960 olympics : 71 gold medals : 34: silver medals : 21: bronze medals : 16: rank : 2: united states medals table at. See lists of olympic boxing men's gold medal winners for every weight class from 1904 through the 2016 olympic games these are the champions. A “it’s like there was a star when he was born that faded him to do what he was going to do and to have impact on mankind around the globe”- wilbert mcclure, who also won a gold medal boxing at the rome olympics –da book i 1942 a his real name is cassius marcellus clay jr , named after his father b he was born on january 17. From sharing a room in rome with muhammad ali while capturing a gold medal in the 1960 olympics to serving as the boxing commissioner of massachusetts, there's very little dr skeeter mcclure hasn't seen -- or doesn't have an opinion about. The online offering will include coveted gold, silver, and bronze winner’s medals, participation medals, and torches, representative of over a century of the olympic games extraordinary gold winner’s medal awarded to boxer wilbert mcclure as champion of the light middleweight division in the rome 1960 summer olympics.
Wilbert skeeter mcclure–the gold standard by guest writer on may13, 2009, under boxing news, guest columnists by austin killeen october 29, 1938 — in the. Share tweet (edward cook, cassius clay, wilbert mcclure photo credit: fpg/getty images) “and then i come home with the olympic gold medal and the light heavyweight championship of the whole world representing my country, america.
Pro-am boxing event set for saturday in somersworth saturday aug 7, 2010 at 2:00 am it's fight night in the seacoast, and let's face it, we don't get to say that. Eddie crook jr and wilbert mcclure also won gold medals for the us that year menendez also coached the us men's.
Ss mcclure, my autobiography further reading lyon, peter (1963) success story: the life and times of s s mcclure new york: charles scribner's sons mcclure. The gold medal presented to american boxer wilbert skeeter mcclure during the 1960 summer olympics in rome is crossing the auction block. Name: wilbert mcclure alias: skeeter born: 1938-10-29 hometown: toledo, ohio, usa stance: orthodox height: 5′ 6½″ / 169cm boxing record: click manager: sid goldberg (1963) trainer: cheerful norman wilbert mcclure earned degrees in literature and philosophy in 1961 from the university of toledo, and a doctorate in psychology from. A boxing gold medal won by american light middleweight wilbert mcclure at the rome 1960 games will be among items up for sale at an olympic records and rivals online auction due to begin on thursday (january 14.
Wilbert mcclure winner of a gold
A gold winner's medal from the 1984 summer olympics in los angeles realized $41,80680 a gold boxing medal presented to american boxer wilbert skeeter mcclure at the 1960 summer olympics in rome brought $30,20238. Wilbert mcclure - trading/sports card signed item 299844 shown with fellow 1960 olympic gold medalist muhammad ali on this ali associates leaf trading card shop for wilbert mcclure related autographs, signed photographs, historical documents and manuscripts from the world's largest collection every purchase includes our industry.
Extraordinary gold winner’s medal awarded to boxer wilbert mcclure as champion of the light middleweight division in the rome 1960 summer olympic. Boris nikolayevich lagutin, (born june 24, 1938, moscow, russia, ussr), soviet boxer who won medals in three consecutive olympic games, including gold medals in 1964 and 1968 fighting as a light middleweight (156 pounds [71 kg]), lagutin was awarded a bronze medal at the 1960 olympics in rome after losing a split decision to the eventual champion, american wilbert “skeeter” mcclure. Mcclure, a co-captain of america’s boxing team at the 1960 olympics in rome, isn’t quite as famous as his co-leader, cassius clay, soon to rename himself muhammad alibut both boxers won gold at the games. United states at the 1960 summer olympics united states at the 1960 summer olympics flag of the united states names of united states gold winners wilbert. Mcclure (2nd from left) with fellow medal winners wilbert mcclure earned degrees in literature and philosophy in 1961 from the university of toledo, and a. Wilbert mcclure had won the 1959 pan american games gold medal as well as the 1959 and 1960 national aau championships by the time he went to rome in 1960 at rome he won four straight decisions but was never seriously challenged mcclure turned professional shortly after the olympics.
Lagutin would win the gold medal in the 1964 olympics for the gold medal mcclure defeated carmelo bossi of italy 4-1 bossi would later become the wbc/wba light. The past vs the present - different arguments boxing history trending topics | free registration | -wilbert skeeter mcclure, winner of. Ediaorg/wiki/wilbert_mcclure fromwikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia wilbertmcclurepersonalinformationborn(1938-10-29)october29,1938(age 79)to. Learn about wilbert mcclure: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more.