Wilbert McClure

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Birthday
29, 1938
Birthplace
Toledo, OH
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
Toledo, OH

About

Light middleweight gold medal Olympic boxer at the 1960 Summer Rome Games who also won a gold medal at the 1959 Pan American Games in Chicago.

Before Fame

He won a couple of Golden Gloves and was the 1960 U.S. Olympic Trials 156-lb champion before making his professional debut in 1961.

Trivia

He was found guilty in the first Federal court case that featured the concept of same-race discrimination.

Family Life

He was born in Toledo, Ohio.

Associated With

He was defeated by Rubin Carter in one of his more notable fights.