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Sal Walker

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameClarence Leonard "Sal"•Walker
Used nameSal•Walker
Born13 December 1898 in Port Elizabeth (RSA)
Died30 April 1957 in Roodepoort (RSA)
NOC South Africa

Biography

Sal Walker was a professional from 1922-28. Of his 16 fights he won and lost seven each, with two fights ending in a draw. Five of these were fights for South African titles, four as a featherweight and one as a bantamweight. He held the South African featherweight title for six months in 1924 and stepped down in 1928 as the reigning South African bantamweight champion.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Boxing RSA Sal Walker
Bantamweight, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold