Harry Isaacs

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Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Representing  South Africa
Bronze medal – third place 1928 Amsterdam Bantamweight

Harry Isaacs (26 January 1908 in Johannesburg – 13 September 1961) was a South African boxer who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.[1]

In his first Olympic bout, he defeated Aage Fahrenholtz of Denmark in a points decision. In his second Olympic bout, he defeated Canadian boxer Vince Glionna on points. In his third Olympic bout, he lost to John Daley of the United States on a points decision in the Semi-final round.[1]

In his last Olympic bout, he took the bronze medal in the bantamweight class after defeating Frank Traynor of Ireland in a points decision.[1]

He died on 13 September 1961 in Johannesburg.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Harry Isaacs". BoxRec. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Harry Isaacs". Sports Reference. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 

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