John Spellman (wrestler)
June 14, 1899|
Middletown, Connecticut, United States
|Died||August 1, 1966
Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe
|Competitor for the United States|
|Gold||1924 Paris||Freestyle, light heavyweight|
John Spellman (June 14, 1899 – August 1, 1966) was an American wrestler and olympic champion. He competed at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, where he won a gold medal in freestyle light heavyweight. Spellman has also played American football as a right end for the Providence Steam Roller and Boston Braves from 1925 to 1932.
- "John Spellman Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
- "1924 Summer Olympics – Paris, France – Wrestling". databaseOlympics.com. Retrieved April 28, 2008.
- "Dropping Back In NFL History: The NFL's Olympians: (page 4)". Footballnation.com. Retrieved 2012-09-19.
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