Ben Funk

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Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Funk (December 6, 1902 – November 24, 1969) was an American boxer who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.

In 1924, Funk was eliminated in the second round of the middleweight class after losing his fight to the upcoming bronze medalist Joseph Beecken.

Funk was born and died Bloomington, Illinois, and was a 1925 graduate of Yale University.[1]


  1. ^ "Ben Funk". The Pantagraph. Bloomington, Illinois. November 25, 1969. Retrieved June 5, 2017 – via 

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