Louis Baise

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Louis Joseph Baise (born 4 May 1927) is a South African former Olympic wrestler.[1]


Baise is Jewish, and won gold medals at the 1950 Maccabiah Games and the 1953 Maccabiah Games in Israel.[2][3] He competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki for South Africa, coming in 6th in the Men's Flyweight, Freestyle.[1] Baise won the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Flyweight (−52.0 kg) Freestyle gold medal in Vancouver.[1][4][5]


  1. ^ a b c "Louis Baise Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics t". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
  2. ^ . The Canadian Jewish Chronicle https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=883&dat=19540730&id=6vFOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=e0wDAAAAIBAJ&pg=1804,1911973 |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 28 October 2013.
  3. ^ Leon Feldberg. South African Jewry. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Commonwealth Games Medallists – Wrestling". Gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
  5. ^ Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa, Cape Town. Retrieved 28 October 2013.