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Hank Herring

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Name  Hank Herring
Role  Boxer

Died  May 18, 1999
Martial art  Boxing
Olympic medals  Boxing at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's welterweight

Horace H. "Hank" Herring (June 19, 1922 – May 18, 1999) was an American boxer. Herring was the Welterweight Silver Medalist at the 1948 London Olympic Games. Herring lost in the final to Julius Torma of Czechoslovakia.

Herring was also a member of the United States Navy. He retired in the early 1970s.

Pro career

Herring turned pro in 1949 and had little success. After winning his first four bouts, he had little success from then on, retiring the following year having won 5, lost 7, and drawn 1.

He was born in St. Petersburg, Florida and died in Lemoore, California.

References

Hank Herring Wikipedia


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