Eddie Eagan

Boxer and Bobsledder Eddie Eagan Full Name: Eddie Eagan

United States of America

Profession: Boxer and Bobsledder
Why Famous: Eagan was notable for for being the only person to win a gold medal in different events at both a Summer Olympics and a Winter Olympics.

These medals were for boxing at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp and in bobsledding at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid.

Born: April 26, 1897
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: June 14, 1967 (aged 70)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Historical Events in the Life of Eddie Eagan

  • 1932-02-15 US bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes only athlete to win gold in both Summer & Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold)

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