Sal Walker

Biographical information

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


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.


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