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Remembering Chuck Vinci: First Gold Medal at the Olympics

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History in Color: November 23, 1956, Melbourne, Australia – Charles Vinci, of York, Pennsylvania displays his Olympic Gold medal after winning the bantamweight competition at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.


That was the first Olympic gold for Chuck Vinci. He won his second gold Olympic medal in Rome in 1960.

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