|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||2 October 1891 in Hackney, Greater London, England (GBR)|
|Died||1973 in ?, Kent (GBR)|
|Affiliations||St. Pancras ABC, London (GBR)|
In 1920 Harold Franks, the first British light-heavyweight champion, lost in the 1920 Olympic semi-finals to American Rhodes Scholar Eddie Eagan. Franks fought for the St. Pancras Amateur Boxing Club. Of his three professional fights after the Olympics he managed to win only the first one against Nicol Simpson, who was already in the final phase of his career. Franks lost the other two on points and retired from boxing in 1922.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1920 Summer Olympics||Boxing||GBR||Harry Franks|
|Light-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic)||3||Bronze|