Bert Schneider (boxer)

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Olympic medal record
Men's boxing
Competitor for  Canada
Gold medal – first place 1920 Antwerp Welterweight

Julius Gustav Albert "Bert" Schneider (July 1, 1897 – February 20, 1986) was a Canadian welterweight boxer who competed in the early 1920s.

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Schneider's greatest success was as an amateur, winning the welterweight gold medal in boxing at the 1920 Summer Olympics with a win over British boxer Alexander Ireland in the final.

Pro career[edit]

He turned professional early the next year. According to, his career record as a professional was 17-17-2 with 6 KOs.


Schneider is a member of the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame.

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